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box·ing

(boks'ing),
In dentistry, the building up of vertical walls, usually in wax, around a dental impression after beading, to produce the desired size and form of the dental cast, and to preserve certain landmarks of the impression.

boxing

the forming of vertical walls, most commonly made of wax, to produce the desired shape and size of the base of a dental plaster cast.

boxing

Sports medicine A contact sport in which 2 latter-day gladiators pummel each other with gloved fists until one falls to his knees or floor and the match is formally ended

box·ing

(boks'ing)
In dentistry, the building up of vertical walls, usually in wax, around a dental impression after beading, to produce the desired size and form of the dental cast, and to preserve certain landmarks of the impression.

boxing

in this popular sport each opponent attempts to score points by hitting the other on targeted areas of the body, including the head. Many of the public (and the British Medical Association) would like to see the sport banned due to the potentially serious brain damage (and occasional deaths) inflicted by intent rather than by accident. See also head injury.

box·ing

(boks'ing)
In dentistry, building up vertical walls, usually with wax, around a dental impression after beading, to produce desired size and form of the dental cast and preserve certain landmarks of the impression.

boxing,

n the building up of vertical walls, usually in wax, around an impression to produce the desired size and form of the base of the cast.
boxing strip,
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While Romano is obviously a fan of prize fighting and boxing films, his observations are not uncritical.
He's good looking, wholesome, charming and, not to be underestimated even in the bizarre world of prize fighting, he can box.
Physically he felt ready for prize fighting, but not mentally.
While Flintoff's flirtation with professional prize fighting stole the headlines, David Price showed what heavyweight boxing is really about as he retained his British and Commonwealth titles with an impressive second round knockout of former world title challenger Matt Skelton in Liverpool.
The landmark edifice, which later became the first talking picture house in Ventura County, has hosted a junk store, an antique shop, the Conejo Players theatrical group, and was almost the home of prize fighting.
Gorn, The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America (Ithaca, 1986); and Warren Goldstein, Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball (Ithaca, 1989).
Outside the ring, Dickens has retained his infectious enthusiasm but as he talks of a first foray in prize fighting, his manner is much more serious.
See also Gorn's brief discussion of prize fighting in Virginia City in The Manly Art: A History of Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America (Ithaca, 1985), p.
And there was no doubting that her boxing themed routine, complete with prize fighting backing dancers, was an eye-catcher.