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ChoriambusesChoriambus Cho`ri*am"bus, n.; pl. L. Choriambi, E.
Choriambuses. [L. choriambus, Gr. ?; ? a choreus + ?
iambus.] (Anc. Pros.)
A foot consisting of four syllables, of which the first and
last are long, and the other short (- [crescent] [crescent]
-); that is, a choreus, or trochee, and an iambus united. IambusesIambus I*am"bus, n.; pl. L. Iambi, E. Iambuses. [L.
iambus, Gr. ?; prob. akin to ? to throw, assail (the iambus
being first used in satiric poetry), and to L. jacere to
throw. Cf. Jet a shooting forth.] (Pros.)
A foot consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one,
as in [a^]m[=a]ns, or of an unaccented syllable followed by
an accented one, as invent; an iambic. See the Couplet under
Iambic, n. IncubusesIncubus In"cu*bus, n.; pl. E. Incubuses, L. Incubi. [L.,
the nightmare. Cf. Incubate.]
1. A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have
sexual intercourse with women by night. --Tylor.
The devils who appeared in the female form were
generally called succubi; those who appeared like
men incubi, though this distinction was not always
2. (Med.) The nightmare. See Nightmare.
Such as are troubled with incubus, or witch-ridden,
as we call it. --Burton.
3. Any oppressive encumbrance or burden; anything that
prevents the free use of the faculties.
Debt and usury is the incubus which weighs most
heavily on the agricultural resources of Turkey.
Farley. JacobusesJacobus Ja*co"bus, n.; pl. Jacobuses. [See Jacobite.]
An English gold coin, of the value of twenty-five shillings
sterling, struck in the reign of James I. NimbusesNimbus Nim"bus, n.; pl. L. Nimbi, E. Nimbuses. [L., a rain
storm, a rain cloud, the cloudshaped which enveloped the gods
when they appeared on earth.]
1. (Fine Arts) A circle, or disk, or any indication of
radiant light around the heads of divinities, saints, and
sovereigns, upon medals, pictures, etc.; a halo. See
Aureola, and Glory, n., 5.
Note: ``The nimbus is of pagan origin.' ``As an atribute of
power, the nimbus is often seen attached to the heads
of evil spirits.' --Fairholl.
2. (Meteor.) A rain cloud; one of the four principal
varieties of clouds. See Cloud. SyllabusesSyllabus Syl"la*bus, n.; pl. E. Syllabuses, L. Syllabi.
[L., fr. the same source as E. syllable.]
A compendium containing the heads of a discourse, and the
like; an abstract.
Meaning of Buses from wikipedia
, such as city transit buses
and inter-city coaches, charge
a fare. Other
types, such as elementary
or secondary school buses
or shuttle buses
- 'dummy' buses
. Some 'dummy' buses
were real single-deck buses
with a wooden frame
on top, such as in the Series
"Radio Control", when the bus
Scheme, Cardinal Buses
, Carousel Buses
, EOS Buses
, Go-Ahead London, Go-Coach, First Berkshire
& The Thames
Valley, Hallmark Bus
, Metroline, Metrobus...
- charter bus
or transit bus
. Various configurations
of school buses
are used worldwide; the most iconic examples
are the yellow school buses
of the United...
to: Student transport
by bus Desegregation busing Bussing
(setting and clearing
tables), the job performed
by a busser
- that provides
the same logical function
as a parallel electrical bus
. Modern computer buses
can use both parallel
and bit serial
connections, and can be wired...
- Select Bus
Service) and MTA Bus
. As of August
2019, it comprises
. A roster
of the fleet
below. Not included below
- A double-decker bus
is a bus
that has two storeys
or decks. Double-decker buses
are used for m**** transport
in the United
Kingdom, Europe, Asia and many...
- still present
on buses repainted during
this time), the scheme
was a stripe
with a blank
rear. Buses operated
in Select Bus Service bus rapid transit
- 80. ISBN 978-0-231-06989-2. A bus
boy or busboy
****ists the waiter
in a restaurant; he clears dishes
them), and all of his...
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