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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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