base box

noun

Definition of base box

: a unit of area for tin plate and terneplate equal to 31,360 square inches or 217.78 square feet or 20.232 square meters corresponding to the area covered by 112 plates of 14 by 20 inches each

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“Base box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/base%20box. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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