/ (ˈbʌzˌbɑː) /
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an electrical conductor, maintained at a specific voltage and capable of carrying a high current, usually used to make a common connection between several circuits in a system
a group of such electrical conductors at a low voltage, used for carrying data in binary form between the various parts of a computer or its peripherals
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Sometimes shortened to: bus
Words nearby busbar
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How to use busbar in a sentence
Everything's burned out or shorted or fused together; I saw one busbar eight inches across melted clean in two.Omnilingual|H. Beam Piper