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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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From Odysseus's match with Irus in the Odyssey onwards, boxing has been the subject of verse, but, in historical terms, pugilism and poetry were most closely allied during the Regency period.
These are two heavyweights slugging it out in multiple rings, and HCA is no stranger to this form of pugilism. Claiming that "it will not compromise its quality of care for the sake of a contract," according to a statement by spokesman Jeff Prescott, it won a similar battle in the Houston marketplace against Aetna.
When Clarn was attacked by two robbers near the Brownlow Hill Workhouse weeks later, he left both of them unconscious by a spectacular and extraordinary form of pugilism that sounds very similar to karate.
Jimmy's playground pugilism ended abruptly, along with his formal schooling, after a recess dispute with a classmate named Elmer Furlong morphed into a full-blown brawl.
In addition, 16 percent of the athletes were killed working with horses or bulls, and about 6 percent were killed in some form of pugilism such as boxing, kickboxing, or wrestling.
2 general election will be political pugilism, with both parties setting their sights on nothing short of a knockout.
We much prefer the determined pugilism of George W.
The dancers percolated with the same aggravated, interior straining against gravity and the center at multiple points simultaneously, as in the work of Edouard Lock, like a pugilism against the self.
But the majority of you disagree and approve of JOHN PRESCOTT and his pugilism. Some say CRAIG EVANS (left) deserved it for his haircut alone.
Poetry not pugilism. Cadelago, 49, grew up in the city of Mendoza at the foot of Mt.
A wee boy - Jamie Bell, left, - prefers the pas-de-deux to pugilism or football, which does not go down well with his tough miner dad.
In addition, he exposes the big money and murky gangster-filled world of pugilism.