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  • n  a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • n  private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    the royal box was empty
  • n  the quantity contained in a box
    he gave her a box of chocolates
  • n  a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
  • n  a rectangular drawing
    the flowchart contained many boxes
  • n  evergreen shrubs or small trees
  • n  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
  • n  the driver's seat on a coach
    an armed guard sat in the box with the driver
  • n  separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
    the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold
  • n  a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
    I gave him a good box on the ear
  • v  put into a box
    box the gift, please
  • v  hit with the fist
    I'll box your ears!
  • v  engage in a boxing match

  • The Orange Box Company: Electronic Arts Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PS3 ESRB Rating: Mature $49.
  • As the summer movie season winds down, PTI takes a look at the biggest flops in box-office history.
  • Getting up from the dinner table one evening last week, a family in suburban Toronto could break out the Remy Martin, drop three fifty-cent pieces into a coin box and watch Menotti .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 26, 2013 - PRWeb
  • 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.
    June 25, 2013 - KOTA Rapid City
  • 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.
    June 24, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Keith Richards in RTE.ie
    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...
  • Novak Djokovic in 940 News
    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."
  • Bob Bradley in The Associated Press
    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.

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