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Noun
A container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid
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“A ripening banana put in a lidded box with green tomatoes turns them red.”
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A strike with a hand, especially with a closed fist
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“She gave me a playful box on the shoulder after learning that she had just been pranked.”
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An electronic device, with a screen and speakers, that reproduces images and sound
“Is there anything worth watching on the box this evening?”
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A problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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“That puts me as a police officer in a real box because I am perceived as the bad guy when I patrol the neighborhood.”
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A cube-shaped enclosure
“He set up a box outside the stadium to sell burgers and hotdogs.”
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A drawn or printed rectangle on a form, document, etc.
“Place a tick in the box that most applies to your situation.”
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A rack or manger for fodder
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Mail box
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Machine recording sales
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Voting booth
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The area in front of the goal
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A rectangular area on a computer terminal or screen containing some kind of user interface, displaying the output of and allowing input for one of a number of simultaneously running computer processes
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An upscale seating region in a modern concert hall or sports venue, often in the back lower tier, or on a separate tier above the mezzanine
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An indoor version of lacrosse played mostly in North America, and distinguished from field lacrosse
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Box tree
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A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
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A cage or pen in which poultry are kept
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A large amount of something
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A simple house forming part of a farm, used by a worker
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A raised platform in a room for a high table, a seat of honour, a throne, or other dignified occupancy
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Portable music player
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Porch or structure above the ground
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An airtight container, made of tin or another metal, used to preserve food
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A section of a racecourse for a specified activity or group of people
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Personal stereo
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An opening or entrance to a hollow, concave, or enclosed structure
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A (usually digital) data processing machine
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Fists meeting equivalent to a high-five
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A place where things are kept for future use or sale
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The outer casing of an object, especially a motor vehicle or an aircraft
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A place where one lives or calls home
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Verb
To punch someone, usually with a closed fist
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“The children would feed it bananas, but the kangaroo would box anyone who came near it.”
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To fight an opponent using one's fists, especially in a competition
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“Why does this boy never have a chance to box overseas and fight real boxers?”
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To put or place in a box
“Harry started getting antsy because Rufus, the jewelry salesman, was taking forever to box his gift.”
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To bring a square-rigged ship onto a new tack by hauling back the foresails whilst steering hard round
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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To enclose (something) in or as if in a capsule
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To perform or exhibit in public
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To shut up in a space for concealment or confinement
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