: a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule
: bus bar
: a set of parallel conductors (see conductor d(1)) in a computer system that forms a main transmission path
: a spacecraft or missile that carries one or more detachable devices (such as warheads)
throw (someone) under the bus
: to criticize, blame, or punish (someone in a vulnerable position) especially in order to avoid blame or gain an advantage
- … we will not throw any student under the bus for instant restoration of our image or our reputation.
- —Donna Shalala
- But he went out of his way to make clear that this one wasn't really on him. The problem lay with underlings, whom he quickly threw under the bus.
- —Rem Rieder