boxing

Definitions:

  • The act or practice of fighting with the fists, with or without boxing-gloves; sparring.
  • In <em>mining</em>, a method of securing shafts solely by slabs and wooden pegs.
  • <em>Nautical</em>, a square piece of dry hard wood used in connecting the frame-timbers of a ship.
  • One of the cases on each side of a window into which the inside shutters are folded.
  • <em>plural</em> The sides of a window-frame where the weights hang.
  • <em>plural</em> Among millers, coarse flour separated in the process of bolting.
  • The process of fitting a piece of wood to receive a tenon.
  • The giving of a box or present, as at Christmas. See <internalXref urlencoded="boxing-day">boxing-day</internalXref>.
  • The act of inclosing (anything) in a box, as for storage or transportation.
  • Material used in making boxes or casings.
  • Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.
  • The external case of thin material used to bring any member to a required form.
  • The act of fighting with the fist; a combat with the fist; sparring; pugilism.
  • a large padded mitten or glove used in sparring for exercise or amusement.
  • Present participle of <xref>box</xref>.
  • A sport where two opponents punch each other with <xref>gloved</xref> <xref>fists</xref>, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by <xref>knockout</xref>, or <xref>technical knockout</xref>.
  • Material used for making boxes or casing.
  • <xref>Casing</xref>.
  • Automatical conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a <xref>heap</xref>-allocated reference type.
  • Present participle of <xref>box</xref>.
  • fighting with the fists
  • the enclosure of something in a package or box
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