9-letter words containing bus

  • abusement — Abuse; one or many acts of abuse.
  • abusively — using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language: an abusive author; abusive remarks.
  • ambuscade — an ambush
  • ambuscado — an ambush
  • ambushing — an act or instance of lying concealed so as to attack by surprise: The highwaymen waited in ambush near the road.
  • antiabuse — designed to prevent abuse
  • antibuser — someone who opposes busing
  • arquebuse — A sort of trigger-based handgun or firearm, by which a burning match was applied, from which the musket was derived.
  • babushkas — Plural form of babushka.
  • bandobust — (in India and Pakistan) an arrangement
  • battlebus — the coach that transports politicians and their advisers round the country during an election campaign
  • beer bust — an occasion on which a lot of beer is drunk
  • bendy bus — an articulated bus
  • blockbust — to encourage the sale of property by means of blockbusting
  • boom-bust — relating to a supposed cycle in which periods of prosperity and growth alternate with periods of recession
  • booze bus — a mobile police unit used to conduct drug and alcohol tests on drivers
  • bus error — (processor)   A fatal failure in the execution of a machine language instruction resulting from the processor detecting an anomalous condition on its bus. Such conditions include invalid address alignment (accessing a multi-byte number at an odd address), accessing a physical address that does not correspond to any device, or some other device-specific hardware error. A bus error triggers a processor-level exception which Unix translates into a "SIGBUS" signal which, if not caught, will terminate the current process.
  • bush baby — any of a family (Galagidae) of nocturnal prosimian primates of tropical African forests, with a long, bushy tail and large eyes
  • bush bean — any of various low, erect, bushy forms of the common garden bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
  • bush coat — a belted, hip-length, shirtlike jacket, usually with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from the hunting coat customarily worn in the African bush.
  • bush hook — Dialect. a tool with a curved blade and long handle used to cut bushes and undergrowth.
  • bush road — a rough road cut through forested land usually to serve a lumbering, mining, or other commercial company.
  • bush tram — a railway line in the bush, used to facilitate the entry of workers and the removal of timber
  • bush wren — a wren, Xenicus longipes, occurring in New Zealand: family Xenicidae
  • bush-bash — to clear scrubland
  • bush-line — the contour at which the growth of the bush ceases
  • bushcraft — ability and experience in matters concerned with living in the bush
  • bushelful — an amount equal to the capacity of a bushel.
  • bushelman — a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler.
  • bushiness — a bushy quality or state
  • bushwhack — to ambush
  • bushwoman — a woman who lives in the bush
  • businessy — of, relating to, typical of, or suitable for the world of commercial or industrial business
  • busticate — to break
  • bustiness — the state of being busty
  • busy work — work assigned for the sake of looking or keeping busy.
  • busy-loop — tight loop
  • busy-wait — (programming)   To wait for an event by spinning through a tight loop or timed-delay loop that polls for the event on each pass, as opposed to setting up an interrupt handler and continuing execution on another part of the task. This is a wasteful technique, best avoided on time-sharing systems where a busy-waiting program may hog the processor.
  • busy-work — work assigned for the sake of looking or keeping busy.
  • combusted — Simple past tense and past participle of combust.
  • combustor — the combustion system of a jet engine or ramjet, comprising the combustion chamber, the fuel injection apparatus, and the igniter
  • corbusier — (Charles Édouard Jeanneret) 1887–1965, Swiss architect in France.
  • disabused — Simple past tense and past participle of disabuse.
  • disabuses — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of disabuse.
  • harquebus — any of several small-caliber long guns operated by a matchlock or wheel-lock mechanism, dating from about 1400.
  • in ambush — If someone is lying in ambush, they are hiding and waiting for someone, usually to attack them.
  • jambuster — (Canada, Manitoba and northwestern Ontario) A doughnut filled with jam.
  • local bus — (hardware)   A bus connecting a processor to memory, usually on the same circuit board as opposed to a backplane and therefore faster. Various proprietary local busses for personal computers are still in use. The most common are Vesa local bus (VLB or VL), and Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI). Some computers, e.g. notebook computers, use a local bus with no expansion slots. Previous non-local bus standards include ISA, EISA and MCA.
  • minibuses — Plural form of minibus.
  • mint bush — an aromatic shrub of the genus Prostanthera with a mintlike odour: family Lamiaceae (labiates): native to Australia

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