bus bar


: a conductor or an assembly of conductors for collecting electric currents and distributing them to outgoing feeders

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bus bar was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Bus bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bus%20bar. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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