cable box

Definition of cable box

:a box that receives television signals from a cable television system and sends them to the television

Word by Word Definitions

cable play
  1. : a strong rope especially of 10 inches (25 centimeters) or more in circumference

  2. : a cable-laid rope

  3. : a wire rope or metal chain of great tensile strength

  1. : to fasten with or as if with a cable

  2. : to provide with a cable or cables

  3. : to telegraph by submarine cable

box play
  1. : an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire leaves and capsular fruits

  1. : a rigid typically rectangular container with or without a cover : such as

  2. : an open cargo container of a vehicle

  3. : coffin

  1. : to enclose in or as if in a box

  2. : to hem in (someone, such as an opponent)

  1. : a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. : to hit (something, especially someone's ears) with the hand

  2. : to engage in boxing with

  3. : to fight with the fists : engage in boxing

  1. : to name the 32 points of (the compass) in their order


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