sandbox

noun sand·box \ ˈsan(d)-ˌbäks \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of sandbox

: a box or receptacle containing loose sand: such as
a : a shaker for sprinkling sand on wet ink
b : a box that contains sand for children to play in

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First Known Use of sandbox

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SANDBOX Defined for English Language Learners

sandbox

Definition of sandbox for English Language Learners

  • : a low box filled with sand that children can play in


SANDBOX Defined for Kids

sandbox

noun sand·box \ ˈsand-ˌbäks \

Definition of sandbox for Students

: a large low box for holding sand especially for children to play in


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