Crossword clues for box
- Emulate Muhammad Ali
- Soccer goalie's area
- Trade some punches
- Text ___
- Private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
- A blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
- Separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
- The driver's seat on a coach
- Any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned
- Evergreen shrubs or small trees
- A predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
- May have a lid
- A (usually rectangular) container
- A rectangular drawing
- Have a bout with
- Emulate Sugar Ray
- Kind of office
- Whence Jack pops
- Match or jewelry
- Swing in a ring
- Kind of kite
- Word with band or sand
- Present location?
- Hit like Holyfield
- Face off in the ring
- Deliver crosses, e.g.
- Kind of seat
- Be a pugilist
- Go a few rounds
- Go rounds in a ring
- Produce some combinations, say
- Practice pugilism
- Engage in pugilism
- Expensive seating area
- Enclosure ... and an alphabetical listing of letters not appearing elsewhere in this puzzle's answer
- Deliver hooks, e.g.
- Wii alternative
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English box "a wooden container," also the name of a type of shrub, from Late Latin buxis, from Greek pyxis "boxwood box," from pyxos "box tree," which is of uncertain origin. See OED entry for discussion. German Büchse also is a Latin loan word.\n
\nMeaning "compartment at a theater" is from c.1600. Meaning "pigeon-hole at a post office" is from 1832. Meaning "television" is from 1950. Slang meaning "vulva" is attested 17c., according to "Dictionary of American Slang;" modern use seems to date from c.World War II, perhaps originally Australian, on notion of "box of tricks." Box office is 1786; in the figurative sense of "financial element of a performance" it is first recorded 1904. Box lunch (n.) attested from 1899. The box set, "multiple-album, CD or cassette issue of the work of an artist" is attested by 1955.
"a blow," c.1300, of uncertain origin, possibly related to Middle Dutch boke, Middle High German buc, and Danish bask, all meaning "a blow," perhaps imitative.
"to put into storage, put into a box," mid-15c., from box (n.1). Related: Boxed; boxing.\n
Etymology 1 n. A cuboid#Adjective space; a container, usually with a hinged lid. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To place inside a box; to pack in boxes. 2 (context transitive usually with 'in' English) To hem in. 3 (context transitive computing English) To place a value of a primitive type into a corresponding object. 4 (context transitive English) To mix two containers of paint of similar color to ensure that the color is identical. 5 (context transitive English) To furnish (e.g. a wheel) with boxes. 6 (context architecture English) To enclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form. 7 (context transitive English) To make an incision or hole in (a tree) for the purpose of procuring the sap. Etymology 2
n. 1 Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus ''Buxus''. 2 boxwood: the wood from a box tree. 3 (context slang English) A musical instrument, especially/usually one made from boxwood. Etymology 3
n. A blow with the fist. vb. (context transitive English) To strike with fists; to punch.
n. a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty" [syn: loge]
the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates" [syn: boxful]
a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner" [syn: corner]
a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
evergreen shrubs or small trees [syn: boxwood]
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"
the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver" [syn: box seat]
separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
Box ( plural: boxes) describes a variety of containers and receptacles for permanent use as storage, or for temporary use, often for transporting contents.
Boxes may be made of durable materials such as wood or metal, or of corrugated fiberboard, paperboard, or other non-durable materials. The size may vary from very small (e.g., a matchbox) to the size of a large appliance. A corrugated box is a very common shipping container. When no specific shape is described, a box of rectangular cross-section with all sides flat may be expected, but a box may have a horizontal cross section that is square, elongated, round or oval; sloped or domed top surfaces, or non-vertical sides.
A decorative or storage box may be opened by raising, pulling, sliding or removing the lid, which may be hinged and/or fastened by a catch, clasp, or lock.
In toss juggling, the box is a juggling pattern for 3 objects, most commonly balls or bean bags. Two balls are dedicated to a specific hand with vertical throws, and the third ball is thrown horizontally between the two hands. Its siteswap is (4,2x)(2x,4).
The box pattern can be seen as a synchronous shower, which direction is changed at every throw.
A box is a container or package, often rectangular or cuboid.
Box or boxes may also refer to:
This 2CD Box collects most of Dive's 1990-1993 output.
The box, also known as a hot box or sweatbox, is a method of solitary confinement used in humid and arid regions as a method of punishment. Anyone placed in one would experience extreme heat, dehydration, heat exhaustion, even death, depending on when and how long one was kept in one. Another variation of this punishment is known as sweating: the use of a heated room to punish or coerce a person into cooperating with the torturers.
Box (Roger Bochs) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, specifically Alpha Flight, of which Box was a member.
Box is the first box set by indie rock band Guided by Voices. The set was released in 1995 on CD and vinyl. It collects their first four limited-release albums Devil Between My Toes, Sandbox, Self Inflicted Aerial Nostalgia and Same Place the Fly Got Smashed, as well as an LP of previously unavailable material, King Shit and the Golden Boys.
The vinyl edition also includes Propeller - this was excluded from the CD version as the album was already available on that format, having been included on the first CD edition of Vampire on Titus.
Boxes are typically placed immediately to the front, side and above the level of the stage. They are often separate rooms with an open viewing area which typically seat five people or fewer. Usually all the seats in a box are taken by members of a single group of people. A state box or royal box is sometimes provided for dignitaries.
In theaters without box seating the loge can refer to a separate section at the front of the balcony.
Sports venues such as stadiums and racetracks also have royal boxes or enclosures, for example at the All England Club and Ascot Racecourse, where access is limited to royal families or other distinguished personalities. In other countries, sports venues have luxury boxes, where access is open to anyone who can afford tickets.
Box (formerly Box.net), based in Redwood City, California, is an online file sharing and content management service for businesses. The company uses a freemium business model to provide cloud storage and file hosting for personal accounts and businesses. Official clients and apps are available for Windows, Mac OSX, and several mobile platforms. Box was founded in 2005.
Box is a three-disc EP compilation album released in Germany. It contains non-album songs and remixes of previously released songs that Ministry recorded for Sire Records up to that point. Although it was priced and numbered as a boxed set of CD singles in Germany, it was only available at full import prices overseas. It is a somewhat rare collectors' item.
Box is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Ab Box (1909–2000), Canadian football player
- Betty Box (1915–1999), British film producer
- Cloyce Box (1923–1993), American football player
- Don Box, Microsoft employee
- Edgar Box, pseudonym used by Gore Vidal
- George E. P. Box (1919–2013), British statistician
- Godfrey Box, 16th century British entrepreneur
- Jason Box, American glaciologist
- John Box (1920–2005), British film designer
- Kenneth Box (born 1930), British track and field sprinter
- Mick Box (born 1947), British guitarist
- Muriel Box (1905–1991), British writer
- Steve Box (born 1967), British animator
- Sydney Box (1907–1983), British film producer
Box is 2015 Romanian drama film directed by Florin Șerban. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
Usage examples of "box".
His carriage, with his wife and two daughters already aboard and Cram scowling on the box beside the driver, stood by the front door.
Why did you wish information about this box of aconitine pills prescribed for Mrs.
The box bearing the aconitine label and the pills had all rolled out of the china umbrella stand, and he had taken it for granted that the pills belonged in the box.
Turnbull put down his pill box before getting a glass of water, and in his attack of giddiness accidentally opened your box of aconitine pills, Mrs.
One evening, being in the box of Le Vasseur, the performance was composed of a tragedy in which a very handsome actress had the part of a dumb priestess.
Resigned, I groped in the pocket of my skirt, where I had placed the small box containing the Chinese acupuncture needles that had saved his life on our Atlantic crossing.
Imbs was practicing his complicated piece, the so-called adagio, and the machinist, with a manipulation of the black switch box, had turned off all the machines for the time required to go through the piece three times.
As I was bidding him adieu, he gave me an order on his house at Naples for a barrel of muscatel wine, and he presented me with a splendid box containing twelve razors with silver handles, manufactured in the Tour-du-Grec.
After a few moments the seeker saw the shape forming up ahead, the boxy bridge, the pointed bow, the tall central mast and the funnel aft, with the box of the hangar for the Dauphin helicopter and the flat helo-deck aft.
Chemicals, but it did not consume much space: the salt, the agar, a small box of lye, six ounces of absolute alcohol and four of formalin.
I ran, carrying the cat litter box like a pizza tray, disrupting the class, causing Winnie to become highly agitato, unable to explain because I had a cigar in my mouth and was carrying a pizza tray and running for my life from men who were carrying wildly beeping receivers which made them Israeli spies and men who were wildly firing weapons which made them Arab terrorists and the whole macho parade failing to arouse or interest the girls in the slightest, which, of course, made them lesbians.
Hardfaced men--the agitators who had been prominent in the trouble from the first--mounted soap boxes at street corners, and began to label Aunt Nora as a sinister woman, and Doc Savage a murderer and worse.
I had five boxes of Fiddle Faddle, two bags of Double-Stuff Oreo cookies, a ten-pack of Snickers bars, two bags of Fritos and one of Doritos, seven Gogurts in a variety of flavors, one bag of Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies, a box of Count Chocula, a two-pound bag of Skittles, and a six-pack of Yoo-Hoo locked in my room.
To steel his body with the fluid motions and speed of aikido, he also took up boxing and fencing and rounded things out with acrobatics.
She handed over an airmail letter and a well- wrapped packet about the size of a box of chocolates.