from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as wall-bearing.
  • n. A box set into a wall for the reception of letters for the post.


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  • The gauze transmitter so constructed may be fixed within a wall-box with or without a mouthpiece; but as the sound waves acting directly upon the gauze plates set them into agitation through their sympathetic vibration or by direct impact, no sort of diaphragm or equivalent device is necessary, and none is employed.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884

  • He purchased a twenty-five centime stamp from Mr. Jacquetot, and posted the letter with his own hand in the little wall-box at the corner of the

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  • The new DIN configuration - popular in Europe - makes sense especially when typical wall-box dimmers (like Control4's) won't fit into narrower walls.

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  • Just two Revolution Series 2 models can accommodate global wall-box requirements -- the DR2PE for UK and European wall-box dimension standards, and the DR2P for the US and Australian equivalents.

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