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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _box_, from Old English _box_ (“box-tree; box, case”), from Proto-Germanic _*buhsuz_ (compare Dutch _bus_ (“bush of a wheel”), German _Büchse_, Swedish _hjulbössa_ (“wheel-box”)), from Late Latin _buxis_ (“box”), from Ancient Greek _πυξίς_ (puksís, “boxwood box”), from _πύξος_ (púksos, “box tree”). NOUN BOX (_plural_ BOXES) (see also Usage notes below) * A cuboid space; a container, usually with a hinged lid. * As much as fills a such a container. _a BOX of books_ * A compartment of a storage furniture, or of a part of such a furniture, such as of a drawer, shelving, etc. * A compartment to sit in at a theater, courtroom or auditorium. * A small rectangular shelter like a booth. _a sentry BOX_ * A rectangle. _Place a tick or a cross in the BOX._ _This text would stand out better if we put it in a BOX of colour._ * An input field on an interactive electronic display. * A numbered receptacle at a newspaper office for anonymous replies to advertisements. * A trap or predicament. _I'm really in a BOX now._ * The driver's seat on a coach. * (cricket)  A hard protector for the genitals worn by a batsman or close fielder inside the underpants. * (engineering)  A cylindrical casing around for example a bearing or gland. * (soccer)  The penalty area. * (computing, slang)  A computer, or the case in which it is housed. usage syn. transl. _a UNIX BOX_ * (slang, with the)  Television. * (slang, offensive)  The vagina. * (euphemistic)  Coffin. * (juggling)  A pattern usually performed with three balls where the movements of the balls make a boxlike shape. * Horse box. * 1877, Anna Sewell, Black Beauty Chapter 22[2] He was a fine-looking middle-aged man, and his voice said at once that he expected to be obeyed. He was very friendly and polite to John, and after giving us a slight look, he called a groom to take us to our BOXES, and invited John to take some refreshment. * (baseball) The rectangle in which the batter stands. * A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue. * (dated) A small country house. _a shooting BOX_ (Can we find and add a quotation of Wilson to this entry?) * Cowper tight BOXES neatly sashed * (informal) box lacrosse USAGE NOTES * (computer): The whimsical plural _boxen_ is occasionally used. SYNONYMS * (rectangular container): case, package * (as much as fills a box): boxful * (compartment to sit in): loge * (small shelter like a booth): shelter * (input field on an electronic display): text box * (driver's seat on a coach): box seat * (coarse slang: the vagina): gash, pussy, twat * (television): telly (UK), tube, TV * (computer): def. usage transl. computer, machine * (protector for the genitals): cup (US) DERIVED TERMS DESCENDANTS * Portuguese: box, boxe TRANSLATIONS VERB BOX (_third-person singular simple present_ BOXES, _present participle_ BOXING, _simple past and past participle_ BOXED) * (transitive) To place inside a box; to pack in boxes. * (transitive, usually with 'in') To hem in. * (transitive, computing) To place a value of a primitive type into a corresponding object. * (transitive) To mix two containers of paint of similar color to ensure that the color is identical. * (transitive) To furnish (e.g. a wheel) with boxes. * (architecture) To enclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form. * (transitive) To make an incision or hole in (a tree) for the purpose of procuring the sap. SYNONYMS * (to place inside a box): box up,

From Middle English box, from Old English box (box-tree; box, case), from Proto-Germanic *buhsuz (compare Dutch bus (bush of a wheel), German Büchse, Swedish hjulbössa (wheel-box)), from Late Latin buxis (box), from Ancient Greek πυξίς (puksís, boxwood box), from πύξος (púksos, box tree).

Noun

box (plural boxes) (see also Usage notes below)

  1. A cuboid space; a container, usually with a hinged lid.
  2. As much as fills a such a container.
    a box of books
  3. A compartment of a storage furniture, or of a part of such a furniture, such as of a drawer, shelving, etc.
  4. A compartment to sit in at a theater, courtroom or auditorium.
  5. A small rectangular shelter like a booth.
    a sentry box
  6. A rectangle.
    Place a tick or a cross in the box.
    This text would stand out better if we put it in a box of colour.
  7. An input field on an interactive electronic display.
  8. A numbered receptacle at a newspaper office for anonymous replies to advertisements.
  9. A trap or predicament.
    I'm really in a box now.
  10. The driver's seat on a coach.
  11. (cricket)  A hard protector for the genitals worn by a batsman or close fielder inside the underpants.
  12. (engineering)  A cylindrical casing around for example a bearing or gland.
  13. (soccer)  The penalty area.
  14. (computing, slang)  A computer, or the case in which it is housed. usage syn. transl.
    a UNIX box
  15. (slang, with the)  Television.
  16. (slang, offensive)  The vagina.
  17. (euphemistic)  Coffin.
  18. (juggling)  A pattern usually performed with three balls where the movements of the balls make a boxlike shape.
  19. Horse box.
  20. (baseball) The rectangle in which the batter stands.
  21. A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.
  22. (dated) A small country house.
    a shooting box
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wilson to this entry?)
  23. (informal) box lacrosse
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Verb

box (third-person singular simple present boxes, present participle boxing, simple past and past participle boxed)

  1. (transitive) To place inside a box; to pack in boxes.
  2. (transitive, usually with 'in') To hem in.
  3. (transitive, computing) To place a value of a primitive type into a corresponding object.
  4. (transitive) To mix two containers of paint of similar color to ensure that the color is identical.
  5. (transitive) To furnish (e.g. a wheel) with boxes.
  6. (architecture) To enclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form.
  7. (transitive) To make an incision or hole in (a tree) for the purpose of procuring the sap.
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /bɒks/ * (US) enPR: bäks, IPA(key): /bɑːks/ * Rhymes: -ɒks

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɒks/
  • (US) enPR: bäks, IPA(key): /bɑːks/
  • Rhymes: -ɒks

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Middle English, from Old English, from Latin _buxus_, from Ancient Greek _πύξος_ (púksos, “box tree”). NOUN BOX (_plural_ BOXES) * Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus _Buxus_. * Boxwood: the wood from a box tree. * 1884, John R. Jackson, “Boxwood and its Substitutes”, reprinted in _Journal of the Society of Arts_, 1885 April 10, page 567: Nevertheless, the application of woods other than BOX for purposes for which that wood is now used would tend to lessen the demand for BOX, and thus might have an effect in lowering its price. * (slang) A musical instrument, especially/usually one made from boxwood. * 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, _Their Eyes Were Watching God_, Harper Perennial (2000), page 100: “Evenin’, folks. Thought y’all might lak uh lil music this evenin’ so Ah brought long mah BOX.” DERIVED TERMS * box elder * box holly * box thorn SYNONYMS * (evergreen shrub or tree): boxwood DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

Middle English, from Old English, from Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púksos, box tree).

Noun

box (plural boxes)

  1. Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus Buxus.
  2. Boxwood: the wood from a box tree.
  3. (slang) A musical instrument, especially/usually one made from boxwood.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Middle English _boxen_ (“to box, beat”) and _box_ (“a blow, a hit”), of unknown origin but apparently akin to Middle Dutch _boke_ (“a blow, a hit”), Middle High German _buc_ (“a blow”), Danish _bask_ (“a blow”). See also Ancient Greek _πύξ_ (púks), _πυγμή_ (pugmḗ) (fist, pugilism) NOUN BOX (_plural_ BOXES) * A blow with the fist. * Washington Irving And then he whispered something to the girl which made her laugh, and give him a good-humored BOX on the ear. SYNONYMS * (blow with the fist): blow, punch TRANSLATIONS VERB BOX (_third-person singular simple present_ BOXES, _present participle_ BOXING, _simple past and past participle_ BOXED) * (transitive) To strike with fists; to punch. _BOX someone's ears_ _Leave this place before I BOX you!_ * (transitive) To fight against (a person) in a boxing match. * (intransitive) To participate in boxing; to be a boxer. DERIVED TERMS DESCENDANTS * German: boxen * Portuguese: boxe TRANSLATIONS

Middle English boxen (to box, beat) and box (a blow, a hit), of unknown origin but apparently akin to Middle Dutch boke (a blow, a hit), Middle High German buc (a blow), Danish bask (a blow). See also Ancient Greek πύξ (púks), πυγμή (pugmḗ) (fist, pugilism)

Noun

box (plural boxes)

  1. A blow with the fist.
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Verb

box (third-person singular simple present boxes, present participle boxing, simple past and past participle boxed)

  1. (transitive) To strike with fists; to punch.
    box someone's ears
    Leave this place before I box you!
  2. (transitive) To fight against (a person) in a boxing match.
  3. (intransitive) To participate in boxing; to be a boxer.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxCZECH - NOUN
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Czech - Noun

BOX m * boxing (the sport of boxing) RELATED TERMS * boxér * boxérky * boxovat

box m

  1. boxing (the sport of boxing)

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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From English _box_.

From English box.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxFRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /bɔks/

  • IPA(key): /bɔks/

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

BOX m (_plural_ BOX) * stall (_for a horse_), loose box * compartment, cubicle * garage, lock-up (_for a car_) DERIVED TERMS * box des accusés

box m (plural box)

  1. stall (for a horse), loose box
  2. compartment, cubicle
  3. garage, lock-up (for a car)

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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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French - External Links

* “box” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxICELANDIC - NOUN
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Icelandic - Noun

BOX n * a box * (sports) boxing DERIVED TERMS * boxa * boxhanski * nestisbox

box n

  1. a box
  2. (sports) boxing

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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxITALIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Italian - Etymology

English

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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxITALIAN - NOUN
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Italian - Noun

BOX m (_invariable_) * horsebox * garage, lock-up (_for a car_) * (motor racing) pit * playpen

box m (invariable)

  1. horsebox
  2. garage, lock-up (for a car)
  3. (motor racing) pit
  4. playpen

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxPORTUGUESE - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Portuguese - Alternative Forms

* boxe

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxPORTUGUESE - ETYMOLOGY
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Portuguese - Etymology

From English _box_.

From English box.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxPORTUGUESE - PRONUNCIATION
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Portuguese - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈbɔks/

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔks/

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxPORTUGUESE - NOUN
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Portuguese - Noun

BOX m (_plural_ BOXES) * the curtain or glass panes which separate the shower from the rest of the bathroom * 2003, Eileen G. de Paiva e Mello, _Questão de Tempo_, Thesaurus Editora, page 150: A mais velha procurava arrancar a cortina do BOX, pendurando-se nela! The oldest one wanted to pull off the STALL curtain by hanging to it!

box m (plural boxes)

  1. the curtain or glass panes which separate the shower from the rest of the bathroom

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Romanian - Etymology 1

From French _boxe_. NOUN BOX n (_plural_ BOXURI) * (sports) boxing (the sport of) * A kind of sword. SYNONYMS * (the sport): pugilat, pugilism, pugilistică

From French boxe.

Noun

box n (plural boxuri)

  1. (sports) boxing (the sport of)
  2. A kind of sword.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Romanian - Etymology 2

From French _box_. NOUN BOX * bovine leather

From French box.

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box

  1. bovine leather

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de boxROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 3
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Romanian - Etymology 3

NOUN BOX * A breed of bulldog.

Noun

box

  1. A breed of bulldog.


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