Meaning of BOX in English


noun a small country house.

2. box ·vt to inclose in a box.

3. box ·noun the quantity that a box contain.

4. box ·vt to boxhaul.

5. box ·vt to furnish with boxes, as a wheel.

6. box ·noun a mediterranean food fish; the bogue.

7. box ·noun the square in which the pitcher stands.

8. box ·noun a blow on the head or ear with the hand.

9. box ·noun the driver's seat on a carriage or coach.

10. box ·noun a boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.

11. box ·noun an axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.

12. box ·noun a present in a box; a present; ·esp. a christmas box or gift.

13. box ·noun a receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes.

14. box ·vt to inclose with boarding, lathing, ·etc., so as to bring to a required form.

15. box ·noun a chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump.

xvi. box ·noun a chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.

xvii. box ·noun a space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.

xviii. box ·vt to strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.

xix. box ·vi to fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.

xx. box ·noun a tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. the common box (buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box (b. suffruticosa), is much used for borders in gardens. the wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, ·etc.

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