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Box 1

Definition: 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 borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc.

Box 2

Definition: A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes.

Box 3

Definition: The quantity that a box contain.

Box 4

Definition: A space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.

Box 5

Definition: A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.

Box 6

Definition: A small country house.

Box 7

Definition: A boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.

Box 8

Definition: An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.

Box 9

Definition: A chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump.

Box 10

Definition: A present in a box; a present; esp. a Christmas box or gift.

Box 11

Definition: The square in which the pitcher stands.

Box 12

Definition: A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.

Box 13

Definition: To inclose in a box.

Box 14

Definition: To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.

Box 15

Definition: To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form.

Box 16

Definition: A blow on the head or ear with the hand.

Box 17

Definition: To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.

Box 18

Definition: To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.

Box 19

Definition: To boxhaul.

box 20

Definition: a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"

box 21

Definition: a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"

box 22

Definition: separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"

box 23

Definition: private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"

box 24

Definition: the driver''s seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"

box 25

Definition: any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter''s box"

box 26

Definition: evergreen shrubs or small trees

box 27

Definition: the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"

box 28

Definition: a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"

box 29

Definition: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"

box 30

Definition: engage in a boxing match

box 31

Definition: hit with the fist; "I''ll box your ears!"

box 32

Definition: put into a box; "box the gift, please"

 

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