box box  /ˈbɑks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
  2. (n) private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
  3. (n) the quantity contained in a box
  4. (n) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
  5. (n) a rectangular drawing
  6. (n) evergreen shrubs or small trees
  7. (n) any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned
  8. (n) the driver's seat on a coach
  9. (n) separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
  10. (n) a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
  11. (v) put into a box
  12. (v) hit with the fist
  13. (v) engage in a boxing match

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Orange Box Company: Electronic Arts Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PS3 ESRB Rating: Mature $49.
  2. As the summer movie season winds down, PTI takes a look at the biggest flops in box-office history.
  3. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs thumps Surrogates and becomes the year's seventh film, and the first animated feature, to top the box office two weekends in a row.

News

  1. Grow Box and Hydroponics System Manufacturer Hits Transactional Milestone

    Grow box and hydroponic systems manufacturer SuperCloset just surpassed 10,000 completed and shipped orders. The hydroponic grow cabinet manufacturer reached this milestone after only 10 years in business and through its commitment to offering the most innovative, user-friendly, high-quality component driven indoor gardening products. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. A Box Elder man charged with rape asks for reduced sentence

    A Box Elder Man charged with raping his girlfriend asks for a reduced sentence.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City

  3. Box office report: 'Monsters University' scares up $82 million

    Pixar earned its 14th No. 1 at the box office this weekend ? out of 14 releases. Yep, the animation studio, now owned by Disney, has never not opened a film in first place. Its latest release, Monsters University, was no exception. It finished at the top of its class.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: CNN

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Quotes

  1. A statement on the official Rolling Stones website from Richards says: "The complete story is lost in the usual slanting." "The truth of the matter is that I planted a sturdy English oak. I took the lid off the box of ashes and he is now...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Keith Richards Source: RTE.ie

  2. "First, before I thank everybody in this world, I want to thank everybody in my box, who've supported me all the way through, not just these two weeks, all the way in my life," Djokovic said. "Thank you very much, I love you."
    on Jan 27, 2006 By: Novak Djokovic Source: 940 News

  3. "What I've heard is that there were three fouls in the box, and all of which were against Slovenia players," coach Bob Bradley said.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: The Associated Press

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