lockbox lockbox

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables

Usage(s):

  1. A pilot's gun inside a lockbox goes missing from the cargo hold of a commercial jet.
  2. The Transportation Security Administration demands that when pilots are passengers, their guns be placed in a lockbox and checked into the cargo holdfully loaded.
  3. So I went up to the suite, and there was this electronic lockbox.

News

  1. Google’s Real Secret Spy Program? Secure FTP

    Google does not participate in any government program involving a lockbox or other equipment installed at its facilities to transfer data court-authorized data to the government, a company spokesman says. Instead the company transmits the data to the feds via ...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Digital Check Announces the SB900 Cheque and Document Scanner at CIAB in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    SAO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Check Corp, a worldwide provider of financial industry check scanners, announced the check and page scanner SB900 for RDC lockbox and small offices today at the CIAB Conference in Sao Paulo.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "No I don't think so," Angle said. "You know, we have seniors that are counting on Social Security. They have paid in good faith into a Social Security lockbox, figuring that there would be money there to pay for their retirement as they go...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Sharron Angle Source: CNN Political Ticker (blog)

  2. Later in the broadcast, referring to Clinton, Limbaugh asked: "How did that woman go from inevitable, to down-and-dirty, to the testicle lockbox, to her red-faced husband showing that even he, too, gets PMS?"
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Rush Limbaugh Source: Media Matters for America

  3. "If we put these revenues in a lockbox, we're going to have to depend on other sorts of revenue for our needs in the future," Mr. West said, citing the sales tax as the probable target of future legislatures.
    on May 1, 2006 By: Royce West Source: Denton Record Chronicle

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