shadow box


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shadow box

n.
A shallow, framed, rectangular box usually with a glass front that is used for holding and protecting items on display.

shad′ow box`


n.
a rectangular frame fronted with a glass panel, used to show and protect items on display.
[1905–10]

shad•ow•box

(ˈʃæd oʊˌbɒks)

v.i.
to go through the motions of boxing, without an opponent, as a training or conditioning procedure.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shadow box - a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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