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box

(boks),
Container; receptacle.
[L.L. buxis, fr. G. puxis, box tree]
Informatics See Jukebox
Medspeak verb To place in a coffin after death
Microbiology See Glove box
Molecular biology noun A repeated oligonucleotide ‘motif’ seen in multiple sites along DNA, which functions as a signal for gene transcription or gene regulation
Meteorology A severe thunderstorm or tornado
Psychology See Skinner box

box(es)

a group of NUCLEOTIDES that form a sequence, usually a CONSENSUS SEQUENCE, with a known function. See for example PRIBNOW BOX, TATA BOX.
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The RHS is asking those who have box tree caterpillar in their gardens to report it as part of its ongoing citizen science survey to help the charity better understand the caterpillars' spread.
The pest - the larvae of the box tree moth - is now widespread in the Home Counties and is spreading across south east England, the gardening experts said.
Sir Toby remained throughout the play unfailingly good natured, embracing Sir Andrew, for example, at the end of the kitchen scene, and he showed genuine affection for Maria, kissing her passionately at center stage at the end of the box tree scene.
pines, showed no significant association between nest box tree type (hardwood vs.
First item delivered was Chef's Amuse, which was fine - but nothing has ever approached the unrivalled piquancy of the one I tasted at The Box Tree in Ilkley, over 10 years ago.
Box Tree, Ilkley, above, and Star Inn, |Harome, Helmsley, below
John then moved on to the Box Tree Restaurant in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, the Star Inn at Harome, North Yorkshire, and Seaham Hall's White Room.
At the next junction go straight across; note the road changes from Four Ashes Road to Box Tree Road; straight on at roundabout into Kineton Lane.
John started working life in the kitchens at the Otterburn Tower Hotel before moving on to the famed Box Tree Restaurant in Ilkley, the Star Inn at Harome, and Seaham Hall's acclaimed White Room, in County Durham.
Naughty But just as amusing are James Fleet as Sir Andrew Aguecheek and Richard Mc-Cabe as Sir Toby Belch, especially in the brilliantly-executed scene in the box tree which is literally a box made out of a tree, in which the naughty pair somehow manage to hide without falling out.