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1. 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.
2. The penalty area in soccer.
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1. (Soccer) soccer another name for penalty area
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) ice hockey a bench for players serving time penalties
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an enclosed space at the side of an ice hockey rink for penalized players and certain officials.
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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
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