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1. A chamber, such as the furnace of a steam locomotive, in which fuel is burned.
2. A box containing a fire alarm.


1. (Mechanical Engineering) the furnace chamber of a boiler in a steam locomotive
2. an obsolete word for tinderbox



1. the box or chamber containing the fire of a steam boiler, furnace, etc.
2. a box or panel with a device for notifying the fire station of an outbreak of fire.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firebox - a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burnedfirebox - a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burned
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
steam locomotive - a locomotive powered by a steam engine
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If a decision is made to install the update, the update is transmitted from the administrator's desktop to the network of Fireboxes under management.
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WatchGuard LiveSecurity securely delivers all of the latest software updates, threat responses, and security alerts over the Internet to network managers for distribution to a network of Fireboxes.
0 and our new family of Fireboxes, we are making it even easier for MSPs to build firewall and VPN services that redefine price and performance standards for managed security companies, providing scalable solutions with minimal deployment costs.
The LiveSecurity Service gives me everything I need to keep up with changes in Internet security and manage our network of Fireboxes in the least amount of time possible, from timely software updates to a comprehensive online knowledge base of information.
The complete system offers firewall protection and authentication for every office, encryption for all communications with WatchGuard's VPN, and remote centralized management for a network of Fireboxes.
This VPN technology enables organizations to pass traffic through existing VPN tunnels to create additional VPN connections with other Fireboxes on the network, rather than build distinct VPN tunnels for every pair of Fireboxes.
The software resides at the security management center or Network Operations Center (NOC) where an ISP can initialize, configure, manage and update multiple Fireboxes.