packing box


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n packing box a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
    • n packing box a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Packing box a stuffing box. See under Stuffing.
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In literature:

PRIMER-BOXES, of black bridle leather, rectangular in form, and of the size to contain, loosely, the tin packing-box.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Meanwhile the boxes will be packed in the cars and then we'll be off with the throttle wide open.
"Banzai!" by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
He had a small sack of sugar, and his pack boxes yielded condensed milk.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
These complete outfits are packed in neat boxes, thus enabling the contents to be kept intact until needed.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Not in tins, or boxes, but in envelopes with little or no packing.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
But with the utmost delight were received boxes packed by generous hands at home.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various
And although there was so much packed in the box, there was still plenty of room.
"Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's" by Laura Lee Hope
When at last they opened the pasteboard box in which it was packed, they found the sandwiches and the mince pie frozen hard.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
Barrels or boxes of wood, or strawboard lined with water-proof paper, should be used in packing for shipment.
"Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
They are elegantly bound, and neatly packed in ornamental boxes.
"The Angel Children" by Charlotte M. Higgins

In poetry:

He had forty-two boxes, all carefully packed,
With his name painted clearly on each:
But, since he omitted to mention the fact,
They were all left behind on the beach.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
I say once more, as I have said before,
If voting for our Tildens and our Hayeses
Means only fight, then, Liberty, good night!
Pack up your ballot-box and go to blazes.
"How To Not Settle It" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

This June, TNT will break out of their procedural box with "Falling Skies," an action packed, special effects bonanza that brings a "War of the Worlds"-esque story to the small screen.
One of my highest priorities when we moved last year was getting my books out of packing boxes and onto my bookshelves.
Pictured are Girl Scouts from troops 20096 and 20005 from Chautauqua Lake Central School helping the Blue Star Mothers pack boxes to be sent to soldiers overseas.
The Holiday Pack includes six undated home box ticket vouchers and six "perfect game" vouchers for $59.
PORTLAND – The blueprints for these Portland Trail Blazers may be found stowed away in one of the cardboard boxes that Neil Olshey packed from his old Los Angeles office.
Church comes out to pack BoB 's boxes.
VIZIO Will Pack Google TV into VAP430 Box .
View some pics of Operation Caregiver 's "Packing Parties" where they turn boxes See Full Gallery.
In recognition of Hunger Action Month, a team of 140 volunteers helped pack 1,800 boxes of food.
Church comes out to pack BoB's boxes.
She says the meals, which are packed in big cardboard boxes, are distributed in theLake Placidcommunity and beyond.
Tony McCune, his wife and two children, ages 9 and 7, spent Wednesday night packing Thanksgiving meal boxes for families in need at the Greeley Wesleyan Church.
Boxes of the Amazon Kindle e-reader were packed for shipping in June at a warehouse in Campbellsville, Ky.
As you'd expect from a company like Infinity , the Primus P162s came well packed in custom boxes with cardboard tops and bottoms with foam edges glued to them.
Medifast pack products into boxes at the factory in Owings Mills .

In science:

Box and packing dimensions of pro jections and dimension profiles.
Hausdorff and packing dimensions of the images of random fields
The packing dimension can also be defined through the upper box-counting dimension.
Fractal Dimensions for Continuous Time Random Walk Limits
Howroyd, Projection theorems for box and packing dimensions, Math.
A dichotomy for expansions of the real field
Key words and phrases : Hausdorff dimension, packing dimension, box dimension, Baire category, random iterated function system.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals
We compute the typical Hausdorff, packing and box dimensions of the random attractors (in the sense of Baire) and also study the typical Hausdorff and packing measures with respect to different gauge functions.
Dimension and measure for typical random fractals