Definitions

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  • n. The compartment of a maze etc. that the animal subject is intended to reach in a psychology experiment.

Etymologies

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goal +‎ box

Examples

  • A short corner kick in the 21st minute resulted in Atsuto Achida's cross through the goalbox that Masato Morishige heeled wide of the far post.

    U.S. defeats Japan 1-0 behind Holden's goal

  • Wenger replaced Emmanuel Frimpong with Tomas Rosicky in midfield to begin the second half but it was Gervinho who set up Van Persie's goal, sliding a cross in for the Dutch international to strike in from the top of the goalbox.

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  • Hi and HiS, but then again, those girls couldn't bend a corner kick right into the goalbox.

    Stirrup Queens

  • Trailing 3-1, a San Jose State foul just outside the left side of the goalbox set up a free kick opportunity for the Roadrunners in the 83rd minute.

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