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window box

n.
1. A usually long, narrow box for growing plants, placed on or hung from a windowsill or ledge.
2. One of the vertical grooves on the inner sides of a window frame for the weights that counterbalance the sash.
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window box

n
1. (Building) a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
2. (Horticulture) a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
3. (Building) either of a pair of vertical boxes, attached to the sides of a sash window frame, that enclose a sash cord and counterbalancing weight
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win′dow box`


n.
a box for growing plants, placed at or in a window.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.window box - a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsillwindow box - a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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Translations

window box

ncassetta per i fiori (da tenere sul davanzale)
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The loader could be mounted on John Deere Model B, A or G tractors, but a special front-mounted weight box was provided for the B and the A to counterbalance the loader bucket.
The technician observed that a screw, which was still attached to the lift, had become unthreaded from the weight box. The technician checked the threads on the weight box and stated the bolt on the arm lift had intact threads that had not been stripped.
To keep up with demand the transport fleet has been increased by the addition of two new 14 tonne gross weight box vans and three new 7.5 tonne gross weight box vans.
"The dumpcart was designed to hold bags of sand or salt to help with traction." However, unlike a dedicated weight box, the dump-cart also converted the tractor into a 150-pound capacity wheelbarrow for general material handling when a heavy front implement wasn't mounted--and it was easily removed from the tractor by pulling a single pin.