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Car vs. Bus

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Main Difference

The main difference between Car and Bus is that the Car is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transporting passengers and Bus is a large road vehicle for transporting people.

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  • Car (noun)

    A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile.

    "She drove her car to the mall."

  • Car (noun)

    A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal; a chariot.

  • Car (noun)

    An unpowered unit in a railroad train.

    "The conductor coupled the cars to the locomotive."

  • Car (noun)

    an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.

    "The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit."

  • Car (noun)

    A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.

    "From the frontmost car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel."

  • Car (noun)

    A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.

    "We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum."

  • Car (noun)

    The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.

    "Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking."

  • Car (noun)

    The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.

    "The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top."

  • Car (noun)

    The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.

  • Car (noun)

    A sliding fitting that runs along a track.

  • Car (noun)

    The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.

    "Buy now! You can get more car for your money."

  • Car (noun)

    A floating perforated box for living fish.

  • Car (noun)

    A turn.

  • Car (noun)

    The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list

  • Bus (noun)

    A motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads.

  • Bus (noun)

    An electrical conductor or interface serving as a common connection for two or more circuits or components.

  • Bus (noun)

    An ambulance.

  • Bus (verb)

    To transport via a motor bus.

  • Bus (verb)

    To transport students to school, often to a more distant school for the purposes of achieving racial integration.

  • Bus (verb)

    To travel by bus.

  • Bus (verb)

    To clear meal remains from.

    "He bussed tables as the restaurant emptied out."

  • Bus (verb)

    To work at clearing the remains of meals from tables or counters; to work as a busboy.

    "He’s been bussing for minimum wage."

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Car (noun)

    A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart.

  • Car (noun)

    A vehicle adapted to the rails of a railroad.

  • Car (noun)

    A chariot of war or of triumph; a vehicle of splendor, dignity, or solemnity.

  • Car (noun)

    The stars also called Charles's Wain, the Great Bear, or the Dipper.

  • Car (noun)

    The cage of a lift or elevator.

  • Car (noun)

    The basket, box, or cage suspended from a balloon to contain passengers, ballast, etc.

  • Car (noun)

    A floating perforated box for living fish.

  • Bus (noun)

    An omnibus.

Webster Dictionary
  • Car (noun)

    4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine;

    "he needs a car to get to work"

  • Car (noun)

    a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad;

    "three cars had jumped the rails"

  • Car (noun)

    a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway;

    "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"

  • Car (noun)

    car suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant

  • Car (noun)

    where passengers ride up and down;

    "the car was on the top floor"

  • Bus (noun)

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport;

    "he always rode the bus to work"

  • Bus (noun)

    the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar

  • Bus (noun)

    an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits;

    "the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"

  • Bus (noun)

    a car that is old and unreliable;

    "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"

  • Bus (verb)

    send or move around by bus;

    "The children were bussed to school"

  • Bus (verb)

    ride in a bus

  • Bus (verb)

    remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

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