hotbox


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hot·box

 (hŏt′bŏks′)
n.
An axle or journal box, as on a railway car, that has become overheated by excessive friction.

hotbox

(ˈhɒtˌbɒks)
n
1. (Railways) railways an axle or bearing on a train that has become overheated by excessive friction
2. (Baseball) baseball a type of mini baseball game
3. (Cookery) a container maintained at a high temperature to heat or cook its contents
vb (intr)
to smoke marijuana in a small confined area until it is full of smoketo take a long drag or a series of drags on a cigarette or joint

hot′box`

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n.
a journal box on a railroad car overheated by excessive friction.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hotbox - a journal bearing (as of a railroad car) that has overheated
journal bearing - the bearing of a journal
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