service box

noun

Definition of service box

: the area in which a player stands while serving in various court games (such as squash or handball)

Examples of service box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What can be done that can be implemented even at a club level, assuming shorter service boxes/taller nets are out? —Jon B., Seattle, Wa. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, 21 Feb. 2018 The children were assessed twice for Glenohumeral range of motion and isometric strength of the bilateral (dominant and non-dominant sides) shoulder-complex muscles, after all players warmed-up with rallies in the service boxes. NOLA.com, 3 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of service box

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of service box was in 1885

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“Service box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/service%20box. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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