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box 1

 (bŏks)
n.
1.
a. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
b. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
2. A square or rectangle: Draw a box around your answer.
3.
a. A separated compartment in a public place of entertainment, such as a theater or stadium, for the accommodation of a small group.
b. An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function: a jury box.
4. A small structure serving as a shelter: a sentry box.
5. Chiefly British A small country house used as a sporting lodge: a shooting box.
6. A box stall.
7. The raised seat for the driver of a coach or carriage.
8. Baseball
a. An area on a diamond marked by lines designating where the batter may stand.
b. Any of various designated areas for other team members, such as the pitcher, catcher, and coaches.
9. Sports
a. A penalty box.
b. The penalty area on a soccer field.
10. Printing Featured printed matter enclosed by hairlines, a border, or white space and placed within or between text columns.
11. A hollow made in the side of a tree for the collection of sap.
12. A post office box.
13.
a. An inbox.
b. An outbox.
14.
a. An insulating, enclosing, or protective casing or part in a machine.
b. A signaling device enclosed in a casing: an alarm box.
15. A cable box.
16.
a. Informal A television.
b. A very large portable radio.
17. Chiefly British A gift or gratuity, especially one given at Christmas.
18. An awkward or perplexing situation; a predicament.
19. Vulgar Slang The vulva and the vagina.
tr.v. boxed, box·ing, box·es
1. To pack in a box.
2. To confine in or as if in a box.
3. To border or enclose with or as if with a box: Key sections of the report are boxed off.
4. To provide a housing or case for (a machine part, for example).
5.
a. To limit the activity or influence of by or as if by creating a restrictive structure or outlining a territory: The legislature was boxed in by its earlier decisions.
b. Sports To block (a competitor or opponent) from advancing, especially to hinder an opponent from getting a rebound in basketball by placing oneself between the opponent and the basket: was boxed out by the tallest player on the team; was boxed in on the homestretch.
6. Nautical To boxhaul.
7. To cut a hole in (a tree) for the collection of sap.
8. To blend (paint) by pouring alternately between two containers.
9. To change the shape of (a structure, such as a wall) by applying lath and plaster or boarding.
Idioms:
box the compass
1. To name the 32 points of the compass in proper order.
2. To make a complete revolution or reversal.
in a box Informal
In a very difficult or restrictive situation.
outside/outside of the box
In a strikingly unconventional or original way: thinking outside the box.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin buxis, from Greek puxis, from puxos, box tree.]

box 2

 (bŏks)
n.
A slap or blow with the hand or fist: a box on the ear.
v. boxed, box·ing, box·es
v.tr.
1. To hit with the hand or fist.
2. Sports To take part in a boxing match with.
v.intr.
To fight with the fists or in a boxing match.

[Middle English.]

box 3

 (bŏks)
n. pl. box or box·es
1.
a. Any of several evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Buxus, especially the Eurasian species B. sempervirens, widely cultivated as a hedge plant and having opposite, leathery, dark green leaves and small whitish flowers.
b. The hard, light yellow wood of any of these plants, formerly widely used to make musical instruments, inlays, engraving blocks, and measuring instruments. Also called boxwood.
2. Any of various other shrubs or trees with similar foliage or timber, especially several types of eucalyptus.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin buxus, from Greek puxos.]

box

(bɒks)
n
1. a receptacle or container made of wood, cardboard, etc, usually rectangular and having a removable or hinged lid
2. Also called: boxful the contents of such a receptacle or the amount it can contain: he ate a whole box of chocolates.
3. any of various containers for a specific purpose: a money box; letter box.
4. (often in combination) any of various small cubicles, kiosks, or shelters: a telephone box or callbox; a sentry box; a signal box on a railway.
5. (Theatre) a separate compartment in a public place for a small group of people, as in a theatre or certain restaurants
6. (Law) an enclosure within a courtroom. See jury box, witness box
7. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a compartment for a horse in a stable or a vehicle. See loosebox, horsebox
8. (Hunting) Brit a small country house occupied by sportsmen when following a field sport, esp shooting
9. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. a protective housing for machinery or mechanical parts
b. the contents of such a box
c. (in combination): a gearbox.
10. (General Sporting Terms) a shaped device of light tough material worn by sportsmen to protect the genitals, esp in cricket
11. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a section of printed matter on a page, enclosed by lines, a border, or white space
12. a central agency to which mail is addressed and from which it is collected or redistributed: a post-office box; to reply to a box number in a newspaper advertisement.
13. (Computer Science) the central part of a computer or the casing enclosing it
14. (Soccer) short for penalty box
15. (Baseball) baseball either of the designated areas in which the batter may stand
16. (Automotive Engineering) the raised seat on which the driver sits in a horse-drawn coach
17. NZ a wheeled container for transporting coal in a mine
18. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ an accidental mixing of herds or flocks
19. (Agriculture) a hole cut into the base of a tree to collect the sap
20. short for Christmas box
21. (Agriculture) a device for dividing water into two or more ditches in an irrigation system
22. an informal name for a coffin
23. taboo slang the female genitals
24. be a box of birds NZ to be very well indeed
25. the box informal Brit television
26. think outside the box think out of the box to think in a different, innovative, or original manner, esp with regard to business practices, products, systems, etc
27. tick all the boxes to satisfy all of the apparent requirements for success
28. out of the box informal Austral outstanding or excellent: a day out of the box.
vb
29. (tr) to put into a box
30. (tr; usually foll by in or up) to prevent from moving freely; confine
31. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing (foll by: in) to enclose (text) within a ruled frame
32. (Agriculture) (tr) to make a cut in the base of (a tree) in order to collect the sap
33. (Agriculture) (tr) Austral and NZ to mix (flocks or herds) accidentally
34. (sometimes foll by: up) NZ to confuse: I am all boxed up.
35. (Nautical Terms) nautical short for boxhaul
36. (Nautical Terms) box the compass nautical to name the compass points in order
[Old English box, from Latin buxus from Greek puxos box3]
ˈboxˌlike adj

box

(bɒks)
vb
1. (Boxing) (tr) to fight (an opponent) in a boxing match
2. (Boxing) (intr) to engage in boxing
3. (tr) to hit (a person) with the fist; punch or cuff
4. box clever to behave in a careful and cunning way
n
a punch with the fist, esp on the ear
[C14: of uncertain origin; perhaps related to Dutch boken to shunt, push into position]

box

(bɒks)
n
1. (Plants) a dense slow-growing evergreen tree or shrub of the genus Buxus, esp B. sempervirens, which has small shiny leaves and is used for hedges, borders, and garden mazes: family Buxaceae
2. (Plants) the wood of this tree. See boxwood1
3. (Plants) any of several trees the timber or foliage of which resembles this tree, esp various species of Eucalyptus with rough bark
[Old English, from Latin buxus]

box1

(bɒks)
n.
1. a container, case, or receptacle, usu. rectangular, and often with a lid or cover.
2. the quantity contained in a box.
3. Chiefly Brit. a gift in a box.
4. a compartment for the accommodation of a small number of people, as in a theater.
5. a small enclosure in a courtroom for witnesses or the jury.
6. a small shelter: a sentry's box.
7. Brit.
a. a small house or cottage, as for use while hunting: a shooting box.
b. a telephone booth.
8. sc box stall.
9. the box, television.
10. a part of a printed page containing material enclosed in a border, as an obituary or classified advertisement.
11. any enclosing, protective case or housing.
12. any of various spaces on a baseball diamond marking the playing positions of the pitcher, catcher, batter, or coaches.
13. Informal. boom box.
14. Slang. a coffin.
15. Vulgar Slang. the vagina or vulva.
16. the driver's seat on a coach.
17. the section of a wagon in which passengers or parcels are carried.
v.t.
18. to put into a box.
19. to enclose or confine as if in a box (often fol. by in or up).
20. to furnish with a box.
21. to form into a box or the shape of a box.
22. to block so as to keep from passing or achieving a better position (often fol. by in).
23. to group together for consideration as one unit: to box bills in the legislature.
24. to enclose or conceal (a structure) as with boarding.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English, probably < Late Latin buxis, a reshaping of Latin pyxis; see pyx]
box′like`, adj.

box2

(bɒks)
n.
1. a blow with the hand or fist: a box on the ear.
v.t.
2. to strike with the hand or fist, esp. on the ear.
3. to fight against (someone) in a boxing match.
v.i.
4. to participate in a boxing match; spar.
[1300–50; Middle English; of uncertain orig.]

box3

(bɒks)

n.
1. any of various evergreen shrubs or small trees of the genus Buxus, esp. B. sempervirens, having shiny, elliptic, dark green leaves, used for ornamental borders and hedges and yielding a hard, durable wood.
2. any of various other shrubs or trees, esp. species of eucalyptus.
[before 950; Middle English, Old English < Latin buxus boxwood < Greek]

box4

(bɒks)
v.t. Idioms:
box the compass,
a. to recite the points of the compass in a clockwise order.
b. to make a complete turn or reversal.
[1745–55]

box


Past participle: boxed
Gerund: boxing

Imperative
box
box
Present
I box
you box
he/she/it boxes
we box
you box
they box
Preterite
I boxed
you boxed
he/she/it boxed
we boxed
you boxed
they boxed
Present Continuous
I am boxing
you are boxing
he/she/it is boxing
we are boxing
you are boxing
they are boxing
Present Perfect
I have boxed
you have boxed
he/she/it has boxed
we have boxed
you have boxed
they have boxed
Past Continuous
I was boxing
you were boxing
he/she/it was boxing
we were boxing
you were boxing
they were boxing
Past Perfect
I had boxed
you had boxed
he/she/it had boxed
we had boxed
you had boxed
they had boxed
Future
I will box
you will box
he/she/it will box
we will box
you will box
they will box
Future Perfect
I will have boxed
you will have boxed
he/she/it will have boxed
we will have boxed
you will have boxed
they will have boxed
Future Continuous
I will be boxing
you will be boxing
he/she/it will be boxing
we will be boxing
you will be boxing
they will be boxing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been boxing
you have been boxing
he/she/it has been boxing
we have been boxing
you have been boxing
they have been boxing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been boxing
you will have been boxing
he/she/it will have been boxing
we will have been boxing
you will have been boxing
they will have been boxing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been boxing
you had been boxing
he/she/it had been boxing
we had been boxing
you had been boxing
they had been boxing
Conditional
I would box
you would box
he/she/it would box
we would box
you would box
they would box
Past Conditional
I would have boxed
you would have boxed
he/she/it would have boxed
we would have boxed
you would have boxed
they would have boxed

box

1. A separate compartment in an auditorium, seating a small group of people; usually on the sides near the stage but in some old theaters a whole tier may be divided.
2. A computer.
3. Tactic by which a rider rides just behind and to one side of another, and thus prevents a third rider from overtaking without swinging right out.

Box

A term sometimes used instead of Hub boxing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.box - a (usually rectangular) containerbox - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
ballot box - a box where voters deposit their ballots
bandbox - a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)
base - a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base"
carton - a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
jewel casket, casket - small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
cereal box - a paper box in which breakfast cereals are sold
chest - box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
cigar box - a box for holding cigars
casket, coffin - box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
crate - a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
flat - a shallow box in which seedlings are started
hod - an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder
lid - a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.; "he raised the piano lid"
mailbox, letter box - a private box for delivery of mail
matchbox - a box for holding matches
paintbox - a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint
pencil box, pencil case - a box for holding pencils
playbox, play-box - a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
alms box, mite box, poor box - box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
pyxis - a small box used by ancient Greeks to hold medicines
shadow box - a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)
shoebox - an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes
snuffbox - a small ornamental box for carrying snuff in your pocket
deedbox, strongbox - a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
tinderbox - a box for holding tinder
tuck box - a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)
window box - a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill
2.box - private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
balcony - an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
box seat - a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
skybox - an elevated box for viewing events at a sports stadium
3.box - the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
4.box - a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
plight, predicament, quandary - a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
5.box - a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
rectangle - a parallelogram with four right angles
6.box - evergreen shrubs or small trees
Buxus, genus Buxus - type genus of the Buxaceae
Buxus sempervirens, common box, European box - large slow-growing evergreen shrub or small tree with multiple stems; extensively used for hedges or borders and topiary figures
boxwood, Turkish boxwood - very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
7.box - any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box"
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
batter's box - an area on a baseball diamond (on either side of home plate) marked by lines within which the batter must stand when at bat
8.box - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
coach-and-four, four-in-hand, coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
9.box - separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
jury box - an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury
press box - box reserved for reporters (as at a sports event)
witness box, witness stand - a box enclosure for a witness when testifying
10.box - a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.box - put into a box; "box the gift, please"
encase, incase, case - enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
unbox - remove from a box; "unbox the presents"
2.box - hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
3.box - engage in a boxing match
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
fight, struggle, contend - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
spar - box lightly
prizefight - box for a prize or money
shadowbox - go through boxing motions without an opponent

box

1
noun
1. container, case, chest, trunk, pack, package, carton, casket, receptacle, ark (dialect), portmanteau, coffret, kist (Scot. & Northern English dialect) They sat on wooden boxes.
verb
1. pack, package, wrap, encase, bundle up He boxed the test pieces and shipped them back to Berlin.
box something or someone in confine, contain, surround, trap, restrict, isolate, cage, enclose, restrain, imprison, shut up, incarcerate, hem in, shut in, coop up He was boxed in with 300 metres to go.
the box (Brit. informal) television, TV, telly (Brit. informal), the tube (slang), TV set, small screen (informal), gogglebox (Brit. slang), idiot box (slang) Did you actually go to the match or did you watch it on the box?

Boxes

ballot box, bandbox, bulla, caisson, carton, cartouche, case, casket, chest, coffer, coffin, coin box, cracket, deed box, desiccator, dispatch box, ditty box, glory box, glove box, grass box, hatbox, haybox, honesty box, keister, matchbox, music box, nest box, pouncet box, packing case, paintbox, papeterie, pillbox, poor box, saggar, saltbox, sandbox, soapbox, solander, strongbox, tinderbox, trunk, vanity box, window box, wine box

box

2
verb
1. fight, spar, exchange blows, prizefight At school I boxed and played rugby.
2. punch, hit, strike, belt (informal), deck (slang), slap, sock (slang), buffet, clout (informal), cuff, whack, wallop (informal), chin (slang), tonk (informal), thwack, lay one on (slang) They slapped my face and boxed my ears.
noun
1. punch, blow, stroke, belt (informal), slap, thumping, buffet, clout (informal), cuff, wallop (informal) His mother dealt him a violent box on the ears.

box 1

noun
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:
Informal: bind, pickle, spot.

box 2

noun
A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
verb
To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
Translations
صُندوقصُنْدوق، عُلْبَهعلبةلَكْمَه، صَفْعَهمَقْصورَة مَسْرَح)
кутиясандък
krabicelóžebednaboxovatdát do krabice
kasselogelægge i æske/kasseæskeboks
skatolo
cajacajónpalcoponer en una cajaponer/meter en una caja
arvutikabiinkarbitäiskarploož
laatikkopesäpuksipuutelkkaritoosa
kutija
csomagoldobozdobozolpáholy
boxa; leika hnefaleikkassi, askjalöîrungur á eyrasetja í kassastúka
상자
kastekastēlikt kārbāložasitiens
cutie
boxovaťdať do škatulelóžaškatuľa
škatla
lådaboxaboxasdator
กล่อง
hộp

box

1 [bɒks]
A. N
1. (gen) → caja f; (= large) → cajón m; (= chest etc) → arca f, cofre m; (for money etc) → hucha f; (for jewels etc) → estuche m
cardboard boxcaja f de cartón
box of matchescaja f de cerillas
wine box caja de cartón revestida de plástico por dentro y con una llave en el exterior por la que se vierte el vino
to be out of one's box (Brit) (from drugs) → estar volado, estar colocado (Sp) ; (from alcohol) → estar como una cuba
2. (in theatre, stadium) → palco m
3. the box (Brit) (= television) → la caja boba, la tele
we saw it on the boxlo vimos en la tele
4. (Brit) (= road junction) → parrilla f
5. (on form, to be filled in) → casilla f
6. (Sport) (= protection) → protector m
7. (also post-office box) → apartado m de correos, casilla f de correo (LAm)
8. (Typ) (surrounding table, diagram) → recuadro m
B. VTponer en una caja
a boxed set of six cups and saucersun juego de seis tazas y platillos envasado en una caja de cartón
to box the compasscuartear la aguja
C. CPD box camera Ncámara f de cajón
box file Narchivador m, archivo m
box girder Nviga f en forma de cajón, vigas fpl gemelas
box junction N (Brit) (Aut) → cruce m con parrilla
box kite N cometa en forma de cubo, abierto por dos lados
box number Napartado m de correos, casilla f de correo (LAm)
box office Ntaquilla f, boletería f (LAm)
to be good box officeser taquillero
see also box-office box pleat N (Sew) → tablón m
box seat N (US) (Theat) → asiento m de palco
box spring Nmuelle m
box in VT + ADV
1. (= fix wooden surround to) [+ bath] → tapar or cerrar con madera
2. (= shut in) [+ car] → encajonar
to get boxed in (Sport) → encontrarse tapado
3. (fig) to box sb inacorralar a algn
to feel boxed insentirse acorralado
box off VT + ADVcompartimentar
box up VT + ADVponer en una caja (fig) → constreñir

box

2 [bɒks]
A. N (= blow) a box on the earun cachete m
B. VT (Sport) → boxear contra
to box sb's ears (o.f.) → guantear a algn, dar un mamporro a algn
C. VIboxear
to box clever (Brit) → andarse listo, montárselo bien

box

3 [bɒks] N (Bot) → boj m

box

[ˈbɒks]
n
(gen)boîte f
a box of matches → une boîte d'allumettes
a box of chocolates → une boîte de chocolats
a box of tissues → une boîte de mouchoirs (en papier), une boîte de kleenex®
(= cardboard box) → carton m
a cardboard box → un carton
(= crate) → caisse f
(= tick) → case f
(THEATRE)loge f
(British) (marked on road at junction)intersection f (matérialisée par des marques au sol)
the box (British) (= television) → la télé
the box (FOOTBALL)la surface, la surface de réparation
to think outside the box → être innovant(e)
vt (= pack in boxes) → mettre dans des cartons
(BOXING) [+ person] → boxer avec
viboxer, faire de la boxe
box in
vtcoincer

box

:
box bed
nKlappbett nt
box calf
nBoxkalf nt
box camera
nBox f
boxcar
n (US Rail) → (geschlossener) Güterwagen

box

:
box file
nFlachordner m
box girder
nKastenträger m
box hedge

box

:
box junction
n (Mot) → gelb schraffierte Kreuzung (in die bei Stau nicht eingefahren werden darf)
box kite
nKastendrachen m
box lunch
n (US) → Lunchpaket nt
box number
nChiffre f; (at post office) → Postfach nt
box office
nKasse f, → Theater-/Kinokasse f; to be good boxein Kassenschlager sein
attr box success/hit/attractionKassenschlager m
box pleat
nKellerfalte f
boxroom
n (Brit) → Abstellraum m
box seat
n (Theat) → Logenplatz m; to be in the box (Austral) → in der besten Position sein
box spanner
box tree
nBuchsbaum m
boxwood
nBuchsbaum (→ holz nt) m

box

1
vi (Sport) → boxen
vt (Sport) → boxen; to box somebody’s ears or somebody on the earsjdn ohrfeigen, jdm eine Ohrfeige geben
n a box on the ear or round the earseine Ohrfeige, eine Backpfeife (inf)

box

2
n (Bot) → Buchsbaum m

box

3
n
(made of wood or strong cardboard) → Kiste f; (= cardboard box)Karton m; (made of light cardboard, = matchbox) → Schachtel f; (= snuffbox, cigarette box etc, biscuit tin)Dose f; (of crackers, chocolates etc) → Packung f, → Schachtel f; (= jewellery box)Schatulle f, → Kasten m; (= tool box)(Werkzeug)kasten m; (= ballot box)Urne f; (= money box, with lid and lock) → Kassette f; (for saving) → Sparbüchse or -dose f; (= collection box)(Sammel)büchse f; (in church) → Opferbüchse f; (fixed to wall etc) → Opferstock m; (Brit, old, = trunk) → (Schrank)koffer m; to be out of one’s box (Brit inf: = drunk, drugged) → total zu sein (inf)
(on form) → Kästchen nt; (on newspaper page) → Kasten m; (Baseball) → Box f; (Football) → Strafraum m; (in road junction) gelb schraffierter Kreuzungsbereich; draw a box (a)round itumranden Sie es; tick the appropriate boxdas entsprechende Kästchen ankreuzen
(Theat) → Loge f; (= jury box)Geschworenenbank f; (= witness box)Zeugenstand m; (= press box)Pressekabine f; (outside) → Pressetribüne f; (in court) → Pressebank f
(Tech: = housing) → Gehäuse nt
(building, = sentry box) → Schilderhaus nt; (= signal box)Häuschen nt; (= hunting box)(Jagd)hütte f
(= horse box)Box f
(Brit: = pillar box) → (Brief)kasten m
(Brit: = phone box) → Zelle f
(esp Brit inf: = TV) → Glotze f (inf), → Glotzkasten m (inf); what’s on the box?was gibts im Fernsehen?; I was watching the boxich habe geglotzt (inf)
(Brit, = gift of money) → Geldgeschenk nt
(on stagecoach) → (Kutsch)bock m
vt
goods etc(in eine(r) Schachtel etc) verpacken
to box the compass (Naut) → alle Kompasspunkte der Reihe nach aufzählen

box

1 [bɒks] n
a.scatola; (crate, also for money) → cassetta; (for jewels) → cofanetto
the box (fam) (tv) → la tele
b. (Theatre) → palco (Law) (for witness, press) → banco
box in vt + adv (bath) → incassare; (car) → incastrare
to feel boxed in → sentirsi imprigionato/a

box

2 [bɒks]
1. n a box on the earuno scapaccione
2. vt to box sb's earsprendere qn a scapaccioni
3. vi (Sport) → fare il pugile; (fight) → combattere

box

3 [bɒks] n (Bot) → bosso

box1

(boks) noun
1. a case for holding something. a wooden box; a matchbox.
2. in a theatre etc, a group of seats separated from the rest of the audience.
verb
to put (something) into boxes. Will you box these apples?
Boxing day
December 26, the day after Christmas day.
box number
a number used eg in a newspaper advertisement instead of a full address.
box office
a ticket office in a theatre, concert – hall etc. There's a queue at the box office for tonight's show.

box2

(boks) verb
to fight (someone) with the fists. Years ago, fighters used to box without wearing padded gloves.
noun
a blow on the ear with the hand.
ˈboxer noun
He's a champion boxer.
ˈboxing noun
the sport of fighting with the fists.
ˈboxing-glove noun
a boxer's padded glove.
ˈboxing-match noun

box

صُندوق krabice kasse Schachtel κουτί caja laatikko boîte kutija scatola 상자 doos eske pudełko caixa коробка låda กล่อง boks hộp 盒子

box

n. caja, estuche.
References in classic literature ?
The name of Biddlebaum he got from a box of goods seen at a freight station as he hurried through an eastern Ohio town.
Well, it isn't locked up in a safe deposit box, of that I'm sure," laughed the professor.
There was likewise a square box of pine-wood, full of soap in bars; also, another of the same size, in which were tallow candles, ten to the pound.
Here, before his own wife has greeted him, you may greet the sea-flushed shipmaster, just in port, with his vessel's papers under his arm in a tarnished tin box.
Into this fine box the groom put me; it was clean, sweet, and airy.
But say, Tom, now's a mighty good time to get that box, if Injun Joe's drunk.
Quinion that I had gone to move my box to Tipp's; and, bidding a last good night to Mealy Potatoes, ran away.
After stretching the corners of his mouth and contracting his eyes, as if he were trying to see the ear-rings, he appeared to give up the effort, and said, "Well, he'd got ear-rings in his box to sell, so it's nat'ral to suppose he might wear 'em.
Be that as it will, I found myself suddenly awaked with a violent pull upon the ring, which was fastened at the top of my box for the conveniency of carriage.
Sorelli herself, on the day after the adventure of the fireman, placed a horseshoe on the table in front of the stage-door-keeper's box, which every one who entered the Opera otherwise than as a spectator must touch before setting foot on the first tread of the staircase.
He found the box with the tinder in it; but just as he was kindling a light, and had struck a spark out of the tinder-box, the door burst open, and the dog with eyes as large as saucers, which he had seen down in the tree, stood before him and said:
Jane was the Cook; but she never did any cooking, because the dinner had been bought ready-made, in a box full of shavings.