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pill·box

 (pĭl′bŏks′)
n.
1. A small box for pills.
2. A woman's small hat with upright sides and a flat crown.
3. A low-roofed concrete emplacement for a machine gun or antitank gun.

pillbox

(ˈpɪlˌbɒks)
n
1. (Pharmacology) a box for pills
2. (Military) a small enclosed fortified emplacement, usually made of reinforced concrete
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a small round hat, now worn esp by women

pill•box

(ˈpɪlˌbɒks)

n.
1. a small box for holding pills.
2. a small, boxlike fortification for machine guns or antitank weapons.
3. a small, round, brimless hat with straight sides and a flat top.
[1720–30]

pillbox

A small, low fortification that houses machine guns, antitank weapons, etc. A pillbox is usually made of concrete, steel, or filled sandbags.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pillbox - a small round woman's hatpillbox - a small round woman's hat    
woman's hat, millinery - hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
2.pillbox - a small case for holding pills
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
3.pillbox - a small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)
gun emplacement, weapons emplacement - an emplacement for a gun
Translations
pillerdosa

pillbox

[ˈpɪlbɒks] N (Med) → pastillero m (Mil) → fortín m (also pillbox hat) → casquete m (gorro)

pillbox

pill box [ˈpɪlbɒks] n
(for pills)pilulier m
(MILITARY)fortin m
(also pillbox hat) → toque f

pillbox

n
(Med) → Pillenschachtel f
(Mil) → Bunker m
(also pillbox hat)Pagenkäppi nt; (for women) → Pillbox f

pillbox

[ˈpɪlbɒks] n (Mil) → casamatta; (for pills) → scatolina per pastiglie (also pillbox hat) → toque f inv
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