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blue box

n.
An electronic device equipped with a tone pulsator that was formerly used to place free, illicit long-distance telephone calls by mimicking the tones sounded when operators routed such calls.

blue box

n
Canadian a blue plastic container for domestic refuse that is to be collected and recycled
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Kerbside blue box collections in Clackmannanshire will end later this month.
It is on Lock Stock Self-Storage's Ruabon Road site where a big, blue box weighing 12 tons and containing 10,000 litres of pure water is now dispensing it through a self-service system similar to a petrol pump.
Noon: Acoustic guitarist and singer Dave Newton of Elgin will perform at Blue Box Cafe
At Seattle University, a blue box provided an important lifeline for a male student who was robbed in a campus parking lot.
Two television commercials for Northrop Realty, A Long & Foster Company, were nominated for Emmy Awards by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.<br />Both commercials, created by Baltimore ad agency Kapowza, also received three Telly Awards each.<br />The awards recognize 30-second commercial "Blue Box" and 15-second commercial "Club Bed."<br />The 39thannual Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television.
captures the magic of the holiday season with the unveiling of its famous windows starring a perennial favorite--the Tiffany Blue Box. The fabled Fifth Avenue flagship store windows pay homage to the unparalleled craftsmanship long associated with the luxury jewelry house, as well as Gene Moore's iconic visual displays.
Following in the footsteps of catwalk queen Naomi Campbell, the 30-year-old Leinster player launched the next phase of Newbridge Silverware's Blue Box campaign.
After an afternoon sharing Everton memories, looking over old memorabilia and trying their hands on the interactive displays, Joe took Ritchie for a hot drink and a mince pie in the museum's cafe before presenting him with a BlueCrimbo Blue Box.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 5, 2015-IBM Acquires Managed Cloud Provider Blue Box
IBM is doubling down on its bet on OpenStack after the company disclosed that it has acquired Blue Box, a developer of managed private-cloud services based on OpenStack technology.