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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

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.

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.
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(24) The association of prize fighting with nationalism had been established during the Regency, as Peter Bailey notes: 'In the mythology of the Ring, the fist was England's national weapon and skilful and courageous wielding of it in public kept alive the spirit of Waterloo.' (25) Not surprisingly then adverts for Sayers often refer to him as the 'Lion', a traditional symbol of English strength as featured on the UK coat of arms.
The author also deals in the Book with the philosophical, moral, ethical and medical considerations of boxing, reaching the conclusion that modern boxing should undergo a fundamental transformation rather like the one that prize fighting underwent a century or so ago.
His focus is upon films in which prize fighting is essential to the theme or the protagonist is a pugilist.
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.
I believe prize fighting is something that should only be done by those that are 100 per cent committed to it.
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.
The all-action New York-based star has enjoyed an eventful 31-fight career, but feels he no longer has the heart for prize fighting and claims he didn't want to disrespect the game by continuing.