[ UK /bˈɒks/ ]
[ US /ˈbɑks/ ]
  1. separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
    the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold
  2. evergreen shrubs or small trees
  3. a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  4. private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    the royal box was empty
  5. the driver's seat on a coach
    an armed guard sat in the box with the driver
  6. a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
    I gave him a good box on the ear
  7. a rectangular drawing
    the flowchart contained many boxes
  8. a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
    his lying got him into a tight corner
  9. the quantity contained in a box
    he gave her a box of chocolates
  10. 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
  1. hit with the fist
    I'll box your ears!
  2. engage in a boxing match
  3. put into a box
    box the gift, please
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How To Use box In A Sentence

  • Yes, the gearbox was a bit saggy and I was alarmed at how much pressure the brake pedal needed to do an emergency stop, but other than this, all was well.
  • For instance, a few weeks ago in my sports statistics class, I envisioned a type of graph that’s a combination boxplot and lineplot — instead of turning towards Excel, I coded a Mathematica module to create this type of graph and then automate the creation of many of these. Wolfram Blog : Get Your Game On for Mathematics Awareness Month!
  • And if you can develop a machine to look for the needle in the haystack and what you come out with from having the machine sift through the haystack is a box of straw, where maybe the needle's in there and maybe a few bonus needles, then that's a whole lot better than having humans try to sift through a haystack. Wired Top Stories
  • Therefore, at the state that the body is fixed with a plate shape, the cover-used outer swinging cover can be stored in the box-shaped article storage box with a same side.
  • For a picnic, chill the strawberries and cream separately, take them along in a cool box, and assemble them on site.
  • For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts. Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated)
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  • A homeless woman is back on the streets again after being evicted from a telephone box.
  • John gives Mary the coin, she hides it in the red box for safe-keeping and departs.
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