box


box
n.

1) a call (BE), telephone (BE) box

2) a letter (BE) box, mailbox (AE), pillar (BE) box

3) a signal box (BE; AE has signal tower)

4) (ice hockey) a penalty box

5) a witness box (BE; AE has witness stand)

6) a music (AE), musical (BE) box

7) a prompt (BE), prompter's (AE) box

8) a shooting box (BE; CE has hunting lodge)

9) a black box ('electronic recording device')

10) a jewelry; lunch; spice box

11) a poor box (in a church)

12) a press box (for journalists)

13) a safe-deposit box

14) (BE) a Christmas box ('a Christmas gift')

15) a suggestion box

16) a fire-alarm box

17) (slang) (BE) on the box ('on television')

* * *
[bɒks]
musical (BE) box
pillar (BE) box
prompter's (AE) box
spice box
telephone (BE) box
mailbox (AE)
(ice hockey) a penalty box
a fire-alarm box
a jewelry
a letter (BE) box
a safe-deposit box
a suggestion box
(BE) a Christmas box ('a Christmas gift')
a black box ('electronic recording device')
(slang) (BE) on the box ('on television')
a music (AE)
a call (BE)
a prompt (BE)
a witness box (BE; AE has witness stand)
a shooting box (BE; CE has hunting lodge)
a signal box (BE;AE has signal lower)
a press box (for journalists)
a poor box (in a church)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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