sandbox

play
noun sand·box \ˈsan(d)-ˌbäks\

Definition of sandbox

  1. :  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

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First Known Use of sandbox

1572


SANDBOX Defined for English Language Learners

sandbox

play
noun

Definition of sandbox for English Language Learners

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


SANDBOX Defined for Kids

sandbox

play
noun sand·box \ˈsand-ˌbäks\

Definition of sandbox for Students

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



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