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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 Cambuslang Rangers gaffer has boxed clever to make sure his players' fitness levels don't dip over the winter.
The crafty promoter boxed clever by shifting 35,000 tickets for the biggest mis-match since Russell Harty was stopped by Grace Jones.
A RUGBY teacher boxed clever to coach a team of young pugilists to Olympic success.