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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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* I get cleaning products by the boxful at auctions for $1.
A boxful of old ticket stubs provides the framework for this account of a father's evolution.
like a boxful of grenades at ground level beside the front door.
By the time I arrive I have a boxful of discordant pictures and sounds.
Later, when buff-bowling whiz Stanley challenges schoolroom seductress Blanche about the mysterious disappearance of the DuBois family asset, she doles out a boxful of papers from "a firm that made loans on the place."
Each boxful of chicks my folks ordered included young roosters as well as pullets.
Entenza releases a boxful of documents the research firm gave him.
I've owned many Remington shotguns and have accumulated a boxful of screw-in chokes with constrictions as tight at .100-inch, and while I did not have to round up one for my project, you should add another $20 to $30 to the overall cost if the gun you buy does not come with a choke tight enough for turkey hunting.
He said goodbye to his girlfriend and dysfunctional family, packed up a boxful of books--most of them philosophical works--and got on the plane that took him to Camp Shepard, out in the desert.
Several students made a boxful of baskets to exhibit later in the year at Open House.