Definition of Box. Meaning of Box. Synonyms of Box

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Definition of Box

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Musical Mu"sic*al, a. [Cf. F. musical.] Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious; harmonious; as, musical proportion; a musical voice; musical instruments; a musical sentence; musical persons. Musical, or Music, box, a box or case containing apparatus moved by clockwork so as to play certain tunes automatically. Musical fish (Zo["o]l.), any fish which utters sounds under water, as the drumfish, grunt, gizzard shad, etc. Musical glasses, glass goblets or bowls so tuned and arranged that when struck, or rubbed, they produce musical notes. CF. Harmonica, 1.
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Box Box, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boxed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Boxing.] 1. To inclose in a box. 2. To furnish with boxes, as a wheel. 3. (Arch.) To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form. To box a tree, to make an incision or hole in a tree for the purpose of procuring the sap. To box off, to divide into tight compartments. To box up. (a) To put into a box in order to save; as, he had boxed up twelve score pounds. (b) To confine; as, to be boxed up in narrow quarters.
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Box Box, n. [Cf.Dan. baske to slap, bask slap, blow. Cf. Pash.] A blow on the head or ear with the hand. A good-humored box on the ear. --W. Irving.
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Box Box, v. i. To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.
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Box Box, v. t. To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.
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Box Box, v. t. [Cf.Sp. boxar, now spelt bojar.] To boxhaul. To box off (Naut.), to turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback. To box the compass (Naut.), to name the thirty-two points of the compass in their order.
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Boce Boce (b[=o]s), n. [L. box, bocis, Gr. bo`ax, bw^x.] (Zo["o]l.) A European fish (Box vulgaris), having a compressed body and bright colors; -- called also box, and bogue.

Meaning of Box from wikipedia

- Box (plural: boxes) describes a variety of containers and receptacles for permanent use as storage, or for temporary use, often for transporting contents...
- A box is a container or package, often rectangular or cuboid. Box or boxes may also refer to: Box (surname) Henry "Box" Brown (c.1815 – after 1889), American...
- The Box may refer to: The Box (1967 film), a 1967 Oscar-winning short animation by Fred Wolf The Box (2003 film), starring James Russo The Box (2007 film)...
- Box turtles are North American turtles of the genus Terrapene. Although box turtles are superficially similar to tortoises in terrestrial habits and overall...
- the box primarily refers to: Out of the box (feature), a product that is usable immediately Thinking out of the box, or thinking outside the box, a metaphor...
- The dybbuk box, or dibbuk box (Hebrew: קופסת דיבוק‎, romanized: Kufsat Dibbuk) is a wine box which is said to be haunted by a dybbuk. A dybbuk is a restless...
- Box Office Mojo is a website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way. The site was founded in 1999, and was bought in 2008 by IMDb...
- In molecular biology, the TATA box (also called the Goldberg-Hogness box) is a sequence of DNA found in the core promoter region of genes in archaea and...
- Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant chain founded February 21, 1951, by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California, where it is headquartered...
- In video games, a loot box (also called a loot/prize crate) is a consumable virtual item which can be redeemed to receive a randomized selection of further...
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