Bowtie Box-shaped

Box

Meanings and phrases

box

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

box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. put into a box; package
  2. hit with the fist
  3. engage in a boxing match

California box elder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. maple of the Pacific coast of the United States; fruits are white when mature; Acer negundo Californicum

Christmas box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a present given at Christmas for services during the year

European box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree with multiple stems; extensively used for hedges or borders and topiary figures; common box; Buxus sempervirens

PO Box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for; Post-Office box; POB; call box; letter box

PO Box No

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected; post-office box number; PO box number; box number

PO box number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected; post-office box number; PO Box No; box number

Pandora 's box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it; she gave in to her curiosity and opened it; all the miseries and evils flew out to afflict mankind

Post-Office box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for; PO Box; POB; call box; letter box

Western box turtle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. primarily a prairie turtle of western United States and northern Mexico; Terrapene ornata

alms box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. box for collecting alms, especially one in a church; poor box; mite box

ballot box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box where voters deposit their ballots
E.g.
  • Voters approved Initiative 1240 at the ballot box.
  • The ballot box, jury box and the cartridge box.

batter 's box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an area on a baseball diamond (on either side of home plate) marked by lines within which the batter must stand when at bat

black box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. equipment that records information about the performance of an aircraft during flight
E.g.
  • The Studio is a black box performance space with 120 seats.
  • The Jose Quintero black box theatre was also built in 1977.
  • The Hearn Stage is a black box theater for smaller productions.

boom box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a portable stereo; ghetto blaster

box Kodak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box; box camera

box beam

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section; box girder

box calf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. black calfskin leather tanned with chromium salts

box camera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple camera shaped like a rectangular box; box Kodak

box coat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders

box elder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common shade tree of eastern and central United States; ash-leaved maple; Acer negundo

box end wrench

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head; box wrench

box family

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees; Buxaceae; family Buxaceae

box girder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section; box beam
E.g.
  • To speed construction, the elevated trackway is built using precast concrete box girder bridge segments.
  • C215 Viaduct C215 Viaduct is a long box girder bridge completed in 2003, with a cost of around US$40 million.
  • The bridge is a box girder prestressed concrete bridge, and is built using cost-efficient cantilever construction.
n.
  1. creeping evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small shiny boxlike leaves and flavorless berries; Gaylussacia brachycera

box in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enclose or confine as if in a box; box up

box kite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kite shaped like a box open at both ends

box number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mailing address to which answers to a newspaper ad can be sent
  2. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected; post-office box number; PO box number; PO Box No

box office

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. total admission receipts for an entertainment
  2. the office where tickets of admission are sold; ticket office; ticket booth
E.g.
  • The film was a moderate success at the box office.
  • It ended up grossing $1,292,323 at the box office.
  • The film was recorded as a "Hit" at the box office.

box pleat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

box seat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the driver's seat on a coach; box
  2. a special seat in a theater or grandstand box

box spring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a coiled bedspring in a frame that is covered with cloth

box tortoise

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly; box turtle

box turtle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly; box tortoise
E.g.
  • The most common reptile was the box turtle.
  • Reptiles including the box turtle, five-lined skink, copperhead snakes and timber rattlesnakes.
  • Kings Gap is suitable habitat for a variety of reptiles, including the box turtle, the five-lined skink (one of Pennsylvania's few lizards), the northern copperhead and the timber rattlesnake.

box up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enclose or confine as if in a box; box in

box white oak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts; post oak; brash oak; iron oak; Quercus stellata

box wrench

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head; box end wrench

call box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for; Post-Office box; PO Box; POB; letter box
  2. booth for using a telephone; telephone booth; phone booth; telephone box; telephone kiosk

cat box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a receptacle for cat excrement

cereal box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a paper box in which breakfast cereals are sold

cigar box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box for holding cigars

coin box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the part of a slot machine that serves as a receptacle for the coins

common box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree with multiple stems; extensively used for hedges or borders and topiary figures; European box; Buxus sempervirens

deposit box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables; safe-deposit; safe-deposit box; safety-deposit; safety deposit box; lockbox
E.g.
  • The $10,000 they were meant to pay him is in a safe deposit box owned by Palmer, which they can now no longer access.
  • This gold key (accompanied by a gold ingot with the account number) allows access to a safe deposit box in a Zurich bank.
  • The last three were stored in a safe deposit box in Havana, as he focused on the finishing touches for "A Moveable Feast".

dialog box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay' or `cancel'; panel

dice box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small container (open at one end) in which dice are shaken by hand and from which they are thrown; dice cup

dispatch box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. case consisting of an oblong container (usually having a lock) for carrying dispatches or other valuables; dispatch case

gear box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed; gearbox; gear case
E.g.
  • St Pete Race gear box issues persisted stopping race before start.
  • The gear box has four speeds.
  • 2013 TMR, Indy Lights Homestead practice stopped with gear box failure.

goggle box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; television receiver; television; television set; tv; tv set; idiot box; boob tube; telly

idiot box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; television receiver; television; television set; tv; tv set; boob tube; telly; goggle box

journal box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. metal housing for a journal bearing

jury box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury

letter box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a private box for delivery of mail; mailbox
  2. a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for; Post-Office box; PO Box; POB; call box
  3. public box for deposit of mail; postbox; mailbox

marmalade box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit; genipap fruit; jagua; Genipa Americana

mite box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. box for collecting alms, especially one in a church; poor box; alms box

miter box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints; mitre box

mitre box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints; miter box

money box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a strongbox for holding cash; cashbox; till
  2. a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home; savings bank; coin bank; bank

mountain box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small white flowers and red berries; leaves turn red in autumn; common bearberry; red bearberry; wild cranberry; mealberry; hog cranberry; sand berry; sandberry; bear's grape; creashak; Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

music box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate; musical box
E.g.
  • He names the baby Rose after the music box's song.
  • The video starts with a music box playing.
  • She and Mio once gave Kahoko a music box as a birthday present.

musical box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate; music box

outlet box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (electricity) receptacle consisting of the metal box designed for connections to a wiring system

packing box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage; packing case
  2. a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal; stuffing box

paddle box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel; paddle-box

penalty box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
E.g.
  • All of the three fouls were committed inside the penalty box.
  • Use of a penalty box (or "sin bin") was introduced by rugby league in 1980.
  • In the first game, he assisted Mohd Amri Yahyah who scored a beautiful volley outside the penalty box.

pencil box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box for holding pencils; pencil case

pepper box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper; pepper shaker; pepper pot

pillar box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a red pillar-shaped letter box

poor box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. box for collecting alms, especially one in a church; alms box; mite box

post-office box number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the number of a letter box at the post office where mail is collected; PO box number; PO Box No; box number

press box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. box reserved for reporters (as at a sports event)
E.g.
  • The press box will be wired for digital access.
  • The press box was then added to the top of the 600 Club.
  • Outside the press box, the stands were not entirely empty.

prompt box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage; prompter's box

prompter 's box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage; prompt box
n.
  1. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables; safe-deposit; safety-deposit; safety deposit box; deposit box; lockbox
n.
  1. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables; safe-deposit; safe-deposit box; safety-deposit; deposit box; lockbox

sentry box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small shelter with an open front to protect a sentry from the weather

shadow box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)

shooting box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small country house used by hunters during the shooting season; shooting lodge

signal box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains; signal tower
E.g.
  • The signal box was demolished in the late 1960s.
  • A new signal box was commissioned on 26 September 1989.
  • The signal box is in the immediate vicinity.

squawk box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system; squawker; intercom speaker

squeeze box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player; accordion; piano accordion

stuffing box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal; packing box

telephone box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. booth for using a telephone; telephone booth; phone booth; call box; telephone kiosk
E.g.
  • There are no shops, pub or telephone box, but there is a post box.
  • The village also has its own postbox, a telephone box and a bus stop.
  • The police officer ran to the police telephone box located at 7th Street and Florida Ave NW.

toe box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes

toy box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chest for storage of toys; toy chest

tuck box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)

voice box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech; larynx

window box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill

witness box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box enclosure for a witness when testifying; witness stand

box set

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The suggested retail price for a box set is $99.99.
  • DVD box set, as well as VH1's "Behind the Music".
  • A planned BD box set release in 2012 was cancelled.
E.g.
  • "Pinocchio" was not initially a box office success.
  • It received mixed reviews and was a box office success.
  • It received positive reviews and was a box office success.

box sets

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also appeared on the box sets, "Afterglow" and "Flashback".
  • It was sold in different box sets and had accessories such as windows.
  • On all of the box sets, it states, "from the creators of the Gundam series".

box office hit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ABC News declared the film to be a "box office hit."
  • A box office hit, the film earned 247 million worldwide.
  • Guptodhoner Sandhane was a box office hit.

wooden box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They asked a carpenter to make a big wooden box.
  • All packaged in a black varnished, silkscreened wooden box.
  • Describing the ark there, he says, "They have a wooden box, but it's empty.

domestic box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 2 spot at the domestic box office.
  • The movie had a budget of $5 million, but only received $386,673 in its domestic box office.
  • The film made $109 million in domestic box office sales and established him as a leading man.
E.g.
  • 2 spot at the domestic box office.
  • The movie had a budget of $5 million, but only received $386,673 in its domestic box office.
  • The film made $109 million in domestic box office sales and established him as a leading man.
E.g.
  • The video ends as they open the box containing diamonds.
  • To the children's shock, the box containing the map is sold to an antique collector.
  • Once a month each POW received a large Red Cross food box containing four regulation Red Cross parcels.

box office bomb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film became a box office bomb.
  • The film was a box office bomb.
  • Despite mostly positive reviews from critics, the film was a box office bomb.

outside the box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Microsoft advertised Office Online as a major Office 2003 feature "outside the box".
  • He has an extremely open mind that allows him to "think outside the box" when needed.
  • It was a direct free kick just outside the box, leading Eintracht to their 4th German Cup win.

worldwide box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its total worldwide box office gross is $64,437,847.
  • The film earned $471 million in worldwide box office revenue.
  • In 2003, the studio set a worldwide box office record of $3 billion gross.
E.g.
  • Its total worldwide box office gross is $64,437,847.
  • The film earned $471 million in worldwide box office revenue.
  • In 2003, the studio set a worldwide box office record of $3 billion gross.

big box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The big box was put into the hole with the two tripods crossing inside.
  • The big box on all three judge's table confused all the contestants as to what was inside.
  • "The French Connection" was a big box office success and 20th Century Fox agreed to let D'Antoni direct.

box pews

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The pews are all box pews, they are all numbered, and one is dated 1716.
  • All the pews are box pews, and in the church are the Royal Arms of George I.
  • It still has box pews.
E.g.
  • It was a box office failure, grossing only $43,000.
  • The film was a box office failure but Connelly was praised.
  • This film met with negative reviews, and was a box office failure.
E.g.
  • Its total worldwide box office gross is $64,437,847.
  • Its box office gross was nearly 28 times its budget.
  • It had a world box office gross of $5.4 million.

cardboard box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The original model was crafted in a cardboard box.
  • A cardboard box is found on a shelf in a London library.
  • It is a 3-CD Box set with a cardboard box.

box art

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Inside the box were 4 double-CDs, the cover of each was 1/4 of the overall box art.
  • Then the Boeing 727-100 got the Plasticart treatment with good box art in Pan-Am colours.
  • The box art for "Karnaaj Rally" was criticized by many video game reviewers and publications.

box lacrosse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Although there are many contests that Canadians value, the most common are ice hockey, box lacrosse, Canadian football, basketball, soccer, curling, baseball and ringette.
  • On October 12, 2012, Bradman made his professional box lacrosse debut with the Charlotte Copperheads of the Professional Lacrosse League, scoring three goals against the Reading Rockets in the Copperheads' 18-10 win.
  • 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship The 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC) was the fourth international box lacrosse championship organized by the Federation of International Lacrosse every four years.
E.g.
  • "La Dolce Vita" broke all box office records.
  • In addition, when the film was reissued in 1966, it broke box office records in many US cities.
  • JLS also had their very own film "JLS: Eyes Wide Open" which broke many box office records at the time.

inside the box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Every Peter Millar shipment includes a signature mint inside the box.
  • The little boy got the surprise toy that was inside the box he asked to open it.
  • Although instructed not to look inside the box, she opens it, and Psyche is overcome by a never-ending sleep.
E.g.
  • It earned an excess of $68 million in box office receipts worldwide.
  • Schneider's role involved securing box office receipts on behalf of the band.
  • The movie was well received but was bootlegged which affected box office receipts.

weekend box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film placed four times in the Top 10 of the Japanese weekend box office.
  • The film topped the weekend box office, with $21.7 million from 2,411 screens.
  • The film led the global weekend box office with in North America and elsewhere.
E.g.
  • The film placed four times in the Top 10 of the Japanese weekend box office.
  • The film topped the weekend box office, with $21.7 million from 2,411 screens.
  • The film led the global weekend box office with in North America and elsewhere.

box magazine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The AR-30 features a 5-round detachable box magazine.
  • The M1951 is fed from an 8-round detachable box magazine.
  • Sustained rate also applies to box magazine fed assault rifles and semi-automatic rifles.
E.g.
  • Although its box office performance is not recorded, it is thought to have been poor.
  • For 2005 as a whole, the film would cumulatively rank at a box office performance position of 36.
  • For 1998 as a whole, the film would cumulatively rank at a box office performance position of 90.
E.g.
  • The film was a box office disappointment for RKO.
  • The film was a box office disappointment for Fox.

box office hits

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both versions were box office hits in Kerala.
  • With the exception of "The Abyss", none of these films were box office hits.
  • All her four Tamil films, released in a span of one year, were box office hits.

small box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her maid, Carter, interrupts to give Jenny a small box, delivered to the apartment.
  • The table can be sorted by a different column via clicking on the small box next to column heading.
  • The original "Dungeons & Dragons", now referred to as "OD&D", was a small box set of three booklets published in 1974.
E.g.
  • It marked the fourth Sony film to reign at the top of the box office during the fall.
  • The film grossed HK$1,228,689 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run from 9 to 24 December 1999.
  • India" topped the Indian box office during its first two weeks, and played to full houses during its first two months.
E.g.
  • "Deer Avenger: Stag Party" is a box set containing the first two games in the series.
  • On November 8, 2005, Tokyopop released a box set containing the first two volumes of the series.
  • The film was released to DVD again on December 6, 2011 in a remastered box set containing the second four "Dragon Ball Z" movies.
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