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An area to the side of an ice-hockey rink or a playing field in which penalized players wait out the time of their penalties.
1. (Soccer) soccer another name for penalty area
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) ice hockey a bench for players serving time penalties
an enclosed space at the side of an ice hockey rink for penalized players and certain officials.
Area by the side of the rink to which players who break the rules are temporarily banished.
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|Noun||1.||penalty box - (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties|
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
bench - a long seat for more than one person
pokutové územítrestná lavicevápnovelké vápno