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box

(boks),
Container; receptacle.
[L.L. buxis, fr. G. puxis, box tree]
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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
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The soap actress admits she loves every minute of looking through rails of dresses, comparing diamante studded clutchbags and browsing through boxfuls of jewellery.
The other week we celebrated Guy Fawkes night by setting off boxfuls of booming sparkling flashing things which delighted my children, and many thousands of others all over the country.
" They used to repeat regularly that ' Dalai Lama crossed Indian border with 35 mules which were carrying boxfuls of jewels.