Definitions

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  • adjective resembling a box in rectangularity.

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  • adjective similar to a box

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  • adjective resembling a box in rectangularity

Etymologies

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box +‎ -like

Examples

  • These shows, while popular for a time in the United States and Europe, could only be “peeped,” one viewer at a time, in another contraption bearing an Edison patent, the boxlike Kinetoscope.

    The English Is Coming!

  • These shows, while popular for a time in the United States and Europe, could only be “peeped,” one viewer at a time, in another contraption bearing an Edison patent, the boxlike Kinetoscope.

    The English Is Coming!

  • A boxlike sideboard of c. 1902, accented with long medieval-style strap hinges across its doors, recalls the illustrations of cabinetry in Charles Locke Eastlake's immensely popular book "Hints on Household Taste," first published nearly four decades earlier.

    Four-Square Reformer

  • Emblematic of the mysterious nature of the target was that satellite imaging before the raid showed a large featureless boxlike structure.

    How the End Begins

  • We visited Marie not her real name for her protection in her boxlike tent.

    Bill Quigley: Displaced Women Demand Justice in Port au Prince

  • His fingers found several small pipes or conduits, then the boxlike metal structure of a ventilation duct.

    Gideon’s war

  • His fingers found several small pipes or conduits, then the boxlike metal structure of a ventilation duct.

    Gideon’s war

  • Emblematic of the mysterious nature of the target was that satellite imaging before the raid showed a large featureless boxlike structure.

    How the End Begins

  • His fingers found several small pipes or conduits, then the boxlike metal structure of a ventilation duct.

    Gideon’s war

  • His fingers found several small pipes or conduits, then the boxlike metal structure of a ventilation duct.

    Gideon’s war

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