box off

box off отделять перегородкой The police boxed off the area into smallerparts for better control. He keeps those two ideas boxed off from each otherin his mind.

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • box off — transitive verb Etymology: box (III) : to turn the bow of (a ship) by bracing the head yards aback * * * ˌbox ˈoff [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they box off …   Useful english dictionary

  • box off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms box off : present tense I/you/we/they box off he/she/it boxes off present participle boxing off past tense boxed off past participle boxed off to separate an area from the rest of a place, especially by… …   English dictionary

  • To box off — Box Box, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boxed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boxing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To inclose in a box. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with boxes, as a wheel. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To box off — Box Box, v. t. [Cf.Sp. boxar, now spelt bojar.] To boxhaul. [1913 Webster] {To box off} (Naut.), to turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback. {To box the compass} (Naut.), to name the thirty two points of the compass in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Box — Box, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boxed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boxing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To inclose in a box. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with boxes, as a wheel. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Box — Box, v. t. [Cf.Sp. boxar, now spelt bojar.] To boxhaul. [1913 Webster] {To box off} (Naut.), to turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback. {To box the compass} (Naut.), to name the thirty two points of the compass in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • box — box1 W1S1 [bɔks US ba:ks] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(container)¦ 2¦(amount)¦ 3¦(shape)¦ 4¦(in a court/theatre etc)¦ 5¦(small building)¦ 6¦(at a post office)¦ 7¦(sports field)¦ 8¦(protection)¦ 9¦(tree)¦ 10¦(television)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • box — I UK [bɒks] / US [bɑks] noun Word forms box : singular box plural boxes *** 1) a) [countable] a container with straight sides, a flat base, and sometimes a lid a stack of cardboard boxes Read the instructions before taking it out of its box. b)… …   English dictionary

  • box sth off phrasal — verb (T) to separate a particular area from a larger one by putting walls around it: We re going to box off that corner to get extra storage space …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Box — Box, n.; pl. {Boxes} [As. box a small case or vessel with a cover; akin to OHG. buhsa box, G. b[ u]chse; fr. L. buxus boxwood, anything made of boxwood. See {Pyx}, and cf. {Box} a tree, {Bushel}.] 1. A receptacle or case of any firm material and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Box beam — Box Box, n.; pl. {Boxes} [As. box a small case or vessel with a cover; akin to OHG. buhsa box, G. b[ u]chse; fr. L. buxus boxwood, anything made of boxwood. See {Pyx}, and cf. {Box} a tree, {Bushel}.] 1. A receptacle or case of any firm material… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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