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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) is a container used for the storage or transportation of its contents. Most boxes have flat, parallel, rectangular sides. Boxes can...
- A box is a container or package, usually with parallel, flat, rectangular sides. Box or boxes may also refer to: Box (comics), a Marvel comics superhero...
- The Box may refer to: The Box (1967 film), a 1967 Oscar-winning short animation by Fred Wolf The Box (1975 film), an Australian film based on the TV series...
- BoxBoxBoy! is a sequel to BoxBoy!, which was released in 2015. Just like the previous game, BoxBoxBoy! once again has players controlling Qbby, a box-shaped...
- quartiles. In addition to the box on a box plot, there can be lines (which are called whiskers) extending from the box indicating variability outside...
- cryptography, a permutation box (or P-box) is a method of bit-shuffling used to permute or transpose bits across S-boxes inputs, retaining diffusion while...
- In science, computing, and engineering, a black box is a system which can be viewed in terms of its inputs and outputs (or transfer characteristics),...
- In a theatre, a box, loge, or opera box is a small, separated seating area in the auditorium or audience for a limited number of people for private viewing...
- A box-office bomb, box-office flop, or box-office failure is a film that is unprofitable or considered highly unsuccessful during its theatrical run. Although...
- Big Box, Big box, or Big-box may refer to: Big-box store, a form of retail outlet Big-box centre or power center, a form of retail outlet Big Box (device)...