window box


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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.

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

win′dow box`


n.
a box for growing plants, placed at or in a window.
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"
Translations

window box

ncassetta per i fiori (da tenere sul davanzale)
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