cable box

Definition of cable box

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  a cable-laid rope

    :  a wire rope or metal chain of great tensile strength

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

    :  to provide with a cable or cables

    :  to telegraph by submarine cable

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

    :  a widely cultivated shrub (B. sempervirens) used for hedges, borders, and topiary figures

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

    :  an open cargo container of a vehicle

    :  coffin

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

  1. :  a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. :  to hit (as the ears) with the hand

    :  to engage in boxing with

    :  to fight with the fists :  engage in boxing

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