hotbox hotbox

Definition(s):

  • (n) a journal bearing (as of a railroad car) that has overheated

Usage(s):

  1. But just a few steps away sits the White House briefing room, a hotbox of cameras and television lights, where the President holds no real dominion.
  2. But the week's most spectacular killing of Japs in the Solomons theater took place many miles from Bougainville's steaming, hotbox jungle.
  3. Other roller-bearing claims: 1) starting resistance reduced by 88%; 2) elimination of hotbox delay; 3) reduced maintenance costs.

News

  • More 90s Tomorrow, Then Turning Cooler

    Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Wednesday Night Forecast Discussion: How about another day of mid 90s across the valleys!? It was hot again as high pressure continues to keep a hotbox of a forecast over most of the Pacific Northwest. Even the overnight hours are cooling very slowly, still in the 70s at midnight tonight, and falling … Continue reading »
    on July 25, 2013     Source: KEZI 9 Eugene

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