Definition of sandbox
: a box or receptacle containing loose sand: such asa : a shaker for sprinkling sand on wet inkb : a box that contains sand for children to play in
Recent Examples of sandbox from the Web
The tour was the first up-close look at the sinkhole site, which is like a big kid's sandbox with cranes, diggers and trucks of all sizes.
In the field is a giant sandbox, a cornhole area and a tetherball pole.
Owner Scott Levine’s moist cake donuts are fresh fried and then tossed in a sandbox of sugar in flavors like cocoa raspberry, or are given a cloak of icing such as the seasonal jasmine green tea.
Slack’s customers and its own workforce have provided a massive sandbox for his observations.
The crowd moved out back to cut the ribbon on Scallywag Falls and passed Save Our Beaches' big sandbox filled with dolls, turtles and other rubber marine life.
Minecraft Platform Interoperability The promise of a master version of studio Mojang's sandbox builder, identical across all platforms, not just functionally but at the codebase level, is finally happening.
Pence, a former congressman and a quiet party insider, may have a new sandbox in which to experiment with the scope of his power.
In the video, the pair lean into their exaggerated innocence: their adult heads are superimposed on child-size bodies, and the two men sit in a sandbox, surrounded by plastic toys.
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First Known Use of sandbox
SANDBOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sandbox for English Language Learners
: a low box filled with sand that children can play in
SANDBOX Defined for Kids
Definition of sandbox for Students
: a large low box for holding sand especially for children to play in
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