box

All Noun
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  • The film did poor business both at the box office and on the home video market.
  • The next thing to think about was the make-up box. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • He thought she was a beautiful woman and asked no questions of her make-up box. Cited from Casey Ryan, by B. M. Bower
  • The first box score known containing the name Young came from that season.
  • And then it was served to us on a dry-goods box in the house. Cited from The Cruise of the Snark, Jack London
  • This example is therefore not a completely white-box model.
  • It was so small it could fit into a small box like the one she is holding.
  • This film was a critical and box office failure, but has gained a modern following.
  • All of them were successful at the box office.
  • The film was a success at the box office.
  • Many of these films enjoyed both good takes at the box office and attention from critics.
  • Fan-built full-size models of the police box are also common.
  • For the first ten weeks of its release, the film held the number one position at the box office.
  • It appears they had been put into a box and forgotten.
  • English: I carried the box into the house with my friend.
  • Examples of a host are a digital television or digital set-top box.
  • The film opened to negative reviews and did not do well at the box office.
  • They often lost out at the box office to movies with more mass appeal.
  • Let no man be kept from the ballot box because of his color.
  • It received mixed reviews but performed relatively well at the box office.
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Meaning of box

  • noun A (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun Private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    the royal box was empty
  • noun The quantity contained in a box
    he gave her a box of chocolates
  • noun A rectangular drawing
    the flowchart contained many boxes
  • noun Evergreen shrubs or small trees
  • noun Any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned
    the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box
  • noun The driver's seat on a coach
    an armed guard sat in the box with the driver
  • noun Separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
    the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold
  • noun A blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
    I gave him a good box on the ear
  • verb Put into a box
    box the gift, please
  • verb Hit with the fist
    I'll box your ears!
  • verb Engage in a boxing match