busing

noun bus·ing \ ˈbə-siŋ \
variants: or less commonly bussing
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of busing

:the act of transporting by bus; specifically :the transporting of children to a school outside their residential area as a means of achieving racial balance in that school

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First Known Use of busing

1879


BUSING Defined for English Language Learners

busing

noun

Definition of busing for English Language Learners

  • : the act or practice of bringing children by buses to a school that is far from the area where they live so that the school will have many children of different races


Law Dictionary

busing

noun bus·ing
variants: or bussing play \ˈbə-siŋ\

legal Definition of busing

:the act of transporting by bus; especially :the transporting of children to a school outside their neighborhood in order to establish a racial balance at that school


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