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  • adj. resembling a box in rectangularity


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  • Former England striker Dion Dublin debuted The Dube a box-shaped percussion instrument of his own invention on stage in Norwich with Ocean Colour Scene.

    From Adam and Joe to The Dube, this week's winners and losers

  • A wavy bit of sculpture and a box-shaped box office mark the entrance.

    Gehry Leaves the Risks to the Kids

  • The people who lined the beaches of New Jersey where the first ships were scheduled to arrive, saw not anything NASA might have dreamed up, but huge vessels, the size of aircraft carriers, which the old men in the crowd recognized as being pretty much like the box-shaped landing craft that carried Allied troops to the Normandy beachheads during the Second World War.

    Sunday SF: Derrick Bell’s “The Space Traders” « Gerry Canavan

  • Everyone in the know went silent until April 2008, when for some reason (most likely congressional pressure) the heads of the U.S. intelligence community—the CIA head and the new Director of National Intelligence (“connect the dots”)—took it upon themselves to reveal what their agencies knew about this mysterious raid, the enigma of the box-shaped structure it destroyed, and what it meant.

    How the End Begins

  • Kia's commercial with the Kia Soul Hamsters — this one featuring them rapping and cruising in the hip little box-shaped car — has been viewed on YouTube more than 1.5 million times.

    Kia looks to buff image with value, new designs

  • Initially, in several places was restored the box-shaped tabernacle placed above the altar separated from the wall: that way the tabernacle came to be between the priest and the faithful, in such a way that, although the one was still facing the others, both sacred minister and faithful could all look towards the Lord during the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

    Mauro Gagliardi on the Centrality of the Crucified Christ in the Liturgical Celebration

  • Late last month, six box-shaped objects each almost as large as a shipping container arrived at the World Trade Center site on six trucks, were picked up by a crane, and deposited at the bottom of the construction pit near the intersection of Liberty Street and Church Street.

    WTC Taps Fuel Cells

  • Made of entirely of bamboo, with a simple geometric form, the Bamboo Chair Jun Zi by Jeff Dah-Yue Shi for Dragon Fly Gallery is composed of rounded box-shaped frames made of bamboo slats.

    Sea Serpentine Chair

  • The three-story addition to the rear, visible only along the side streets, is box-shaped and entirely clad in pale aluminum panels in a 3-D digital-grid pattern.

    Designed to Evoke the Future of Filmmaking...

  • The space was a maze of isolettes: small, clear, box-shaped cribs, where sick babies lay until they were healthy enough to leave.

    The Preemie Prism: As her twins enter high school, a mom reflects on their perilous journey


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