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Definition

[n] a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
[n] a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
[n] separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
[n] private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
[n] the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
[n] 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"
[n] evergreen shrubs or small trees
[n] the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
[n] a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
[n] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
[v] engage in a boxing match; in sport
[v] hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!"
[v] put into a box; "box the gift, please"

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