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Box 1Definition: A tree or shrub, flourishing in different
parts of the world. The common box
(Buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box (B.
suffruticosa), is much used for
gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the
arts, as by
turners, engravers, mathematical instrument
Box 2Definition: A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various
Box 3Definition: The quantity that a box contain.
Box 4Definition: A space with a few
seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.
Box 5Definition: A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.
Box 6Definition: A small country house.
Box 7Definition: A
boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.
Box 8Definition: An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.
Box 9Definition: A chamber or section of tube in which a valve
works; the bucket of a lifting pump.
Box 10Definition: A present in a box; a present;
esp. a Christmas box or gift.
Box 11Definition: The square in which the pitcher
Box 12Definition: A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.
Box 13Definition: To inclose in a box.
Box 14Definition: To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.
Box 15Definition: To inclose with boarding, lathing,
etc., so as to bring to a required form.
Box 16Definition: A blow on the head or ear with the hand.
Box 17Definition: To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.
Box 18Definition: To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.
Box 19Definition: To boxhaul.
box 20Definition: a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
box 21Definition: a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
box 22Definition: separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
box 23Definition: private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
box 24Definition: the
driver''s seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
box 25Definition: any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or
positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the
box 26Definition: evergreen
shrubs or small
box 27Definition: the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of
box 28Definition: a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
box 29Definition: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
box 30Definition: engage in a boxing match
box 31Definition: hit with the fist; "I''ll box your
box 32Definition: put into a box; "box the gift, please"