from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An oblong box, usually made of cardboard, for holding a pair of shoes.
- n. Something resembling or suggestive of such a box, as a plain, rectangular building or a cramped room or dwelling.
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- n. The box in which shoes are sold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes
- n. a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment)
The shoebox is the most cost-effective tax-saving device ever invented.
Inside the shoebox was a stack of letters in vellum envelopes addressed in a curt, clean handwriting that must have been his.
What does the phrase "a shoebox in a Giant's closet" mean to you?
It's the high-tech equivalent of what accountants ruefully call shoebox or shopping bag clients, ones who show up with a chaotic pile of receipts that a CPA has to then sort through.
Bearing in mind that we would quite like to lump All Of Youse in 'dance' into one, five letter word shoebox and pretend there are no sub-shoeboxes - mainly because we don't really know/cannot be arsed to check what all of those micro-genres are.
Jeff Green, former Computer Gaming World Editor-in-Chief and the host of the panel, once wrote that he thought a rotting dead rat in a shoebox was a better value at $20 than the game
The NanoSAR is a 2-pound system about the size of a shoebox, which is a couple orders of magnitude lighter than most SAR systems.
The rules for what can and can't be put in a shoebox are the same.
The auburn-hued 885-seat concert space, which sits directly underneath the Petronas Towers, is a clever homage to the "shoebox" designs of 19th-century European halls.
You can then give people a code that lets them view, download and print the images in your 'shoebox' and add their own pictures.