put in a box or case

  • 1 case — I. n. 1. Covering, sheathe, capsule. 2. Box. 3. State, condition, situation, plight, predicament. 4. Instance, particular occurrence, example, specific instance. 5. Circumstance, condition, contingency, event. 6. Suit, action, cause, process,… …

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  • 2 box — box1 [bäks] n. [ME & OE, a container, box < VL buxis < L buxus, boxwood < Gr pyxos] 1. any of various kinds of containers, usually rectangular and lidded, made of cardboard, wood, or other stiff material; case; carton 2. the contents or… …

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  • 3 case — I. /keɪs / (say kays) noun 1. an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something. 2. the actual state of things: *This has been the case for a year, now. –glenda adams, 1982. 3. a question or problem of moral conduct: a case of… …

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  • 4 box — box1 boxlike, adj. /boks/, n. 1. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover. 2. the quantity contained in a box: She bought a box of candy as a gift. 3. Chiefly… …

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  • 5 case — case1 caseless, adj. caselessly, adv. /kays/, n. 1. an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something: Sailing in such a storm was a case of poor judgment. 2. the actual state of things: That is not the case. 3. a question or problem… …

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  • 6 box — I. /bɒks / (say boks) noun 1. a case or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., with a lid or removable cover. 2. → glory box. 3. Music a. a speaker box. b. any amplifier or electronic device. 4. the quantity contained… …

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  • 7 box — I [[t]bɒks[/t]] n. 1) a container, case, or receptacle, usu. rectangular, and often with a lid or cover 2) the quantity contained in a box 3) brit. Chiefly Brit. a gift in a box 4) a compartment for the accommodation of a small number of people,… …

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  • 8 case — I [[t]keɪs[/t]] n. 1) an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something: a case of poor judgment[/ex] 2) the actual state of things: That is not the case[/ex] 3) situation; circumstance; plight: a sad case[/ex] 4) soc a patient or… …

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  • 9 Case hardening — or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal, often a low carbon steel, by infusing elements into the material s surface, forming a thin layer of a harder alloy. Case hardening is usually done after the part in question …

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  • 10 case — case1 [kās] n. [ME & OFr cas, an event < L casus, a chance, lit., falling, pp. of cadere, to fall < IE base * k̑ad , to fall > Sans s̍ad , to fall off] 1. an example, instance, or occurrence [a case of carelessness, a case of measles] 2 …

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  • 11 Case modding — Case modification (commonly referred to as case modding where an individual project is referred to as a case mod) is the modification of a computer chassis (often just referred to as the case), or a video game console chassis. Modifying a… …

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  • 12 Box-bed — in Austria A box bed (or closed bed, close bed, enclosed bed) is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half opened or not. The box bed is closed on all sides by panels of wood. One enters it by removing curtains, opening a door… …

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  • 13 Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street — Directed by Kanetsugu Kodama Produced by Masahito Yoshioka (Tokyo Movie Shinsha) Michihiko Suwa (Yomi …

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  • 14 Put on By Cunning —   …

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  • 15 case — case1 W1S1 [keıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(example)¦ 2¦(situation)¦ 3 (just) in case 4 in any case 5 in that case 6¦(reason/argument)¦ 7¦(law/crime)¦ 8¦(box/container)¦ 9 it s a case of something 10¦(disease)¦ …

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  • 16 case — Synonyms and related words: Bible truth, Smyth sewing, abessive, ablative, absolute fact, accepted fact, accusative, action, actual fact, adessive, admitted fact, afghan, alien, allative, ammunition box, anyhow, anyway, apoplectic, approximative …

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  • 17 Box score (baseball) — In baseball, the statistical summary of a game is reported in a box score. An abbreviated version of the box score, duplicated from the field scoreboard, is the line score. Invention of the box score is credited to Henry Chadwick by the Baseball… …

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  • 18 Case Information Statement — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …

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  • 19 case — {{11}}case (n.1) state of affairs, early 13c., from O.Fr. cas an event, happening, situation, quarrel, trial, from L. casus a chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, mishap, lit. a falling, from cas , pp. stem of cadere to fall, sink, settle… …

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  • 20 case — keɪs n. occasion; matter; legal case; situation; argument; category of inflection (Grammar); box, container; (Computers) metal box that houses the internal components of a computer v. pack, crate, box, put in cases …

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