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boxing

noun box·ing \ ˈbäk-siŋ \

Definition of boxing

: the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport

First Known Use of boxing

1605

in the meaning defined above

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boxing

noun

Definition of boxing

1 : an act of enclosing in a box
2 : a boxlike enclosure : casing
3 : material used for boxes and casings

First Known Use of boxing

1607

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BOXING Defined for Kids

boxing

noun box·ing \ ˈbäk-siŋ \

Definition of boxing for Students

: the sport of fighting with the fists

Medical Dictionary

boxing

noun box·ing \ ˈbäk-siŋ \

medical Definition of boxing

: construction of the base of a dental cast by building up the walls of an impression while preserving important landmarks


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