How to spell box in spanish
In spanish, the word box can be spelled:
tr.v., boxed, boxÂ·ing, boxÂ·es.
- A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
- The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
- A square or rectangle: Draw a box around your answer.
- A separated compartment in a public place of entertainment, such as a theater or stadium, for the accommodation of a small group.
- An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function: a jury box.
- A small structure serving as a shelter: a sentry box.
- Chiefly British. A small country house used as a sporting lodge: a shooting box.
- A box stall.
- The raised seat for the driver of a coach or carriage.
- An area on a diamond marked by lines designating where the batter may stand.
- Any of various designated areas for other team members, such as the pitcher, catcher, and coaches.
- Sports. A penalty box.
- Printing. Featured printed matter enclosed by hairlines, a border, or white space and placed within or between text columns.
- A hollow made in the side of a tree for the collection of sap.
- A post office box.
- An inbox.
- An outbox.
- An insulating, enclosing, or protective casing or part in a machine.
- A signaling device enclosed in a casing: an alarm box.
- A cable box.
- Informal. A television.
- A very large portable radio.
- Chiefly British. A gift or gratuity, especially one given at Christmas.
- An awkward or perplexing situation; a predicament.
- Vulgar Slang. The vulva and the vagina.
- To pack in a box.
- To confine in or as if in a box.
- To border or enclose with or as if with a box: Key sections of the report are boxed off.
- To provide a housing or case for (a machine part, for example).
- To limit the activity or influence of by or as if by creating a restrictive structure or outlining a territory: The legislature was boxed in by its earlier decisions.
- Sports. To block (a competitor or opponent) from advancing, especially to hinder an opponent from getting a rebound in basketball by placing oneself between the opponent and the basket: was boxed out by the tallest player on the team; was boxed in on the homestretch.
- Nautical. To boxhaul.
- To cut a hole in (a tree) for the collection of sap.
- To blend (paint) by pouring alternately between two containers.
- To change the shape of (a structure, such as a wall) by applying lath and plaster or boarding.
box the compass
in a box Informal.
- To name the 32 points of the compass in proper order.
- To make a complete revolution or reversal.
- In a very difficult or restrictive situation.
[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin buxis, from Greek puxis, from puxos, box tree.]