pizza box

pizza box

[Sun] The largish thin box housing the electronics in (especially Sun) desktop workstations, so named because of its size and shape and the dimpled pattern that looks like air holes.

Two megabyte single-platter removable disk packs used to be called pizzas, and the huge drive they were stuck into was referred to as a pizza oven. It's an index of progress that in the old days just the disk was pizza-sized, while now the entire computer is.
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A man, carrying a pizza box and some chips, was at a bus shelter near the Anson Pub when a man approached him and an altercation took place.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "A man who was carrying a pizza box and some chips was at a bus shelter near to the Anson Pub when a man approached him and some sort of altercation took place between them.
That dispute came just days after another Middlesbrough mum, Alyson Wishart, 53, was left fuming after being treated "like a three-year-old" after the council refused to take her recycling bin - because it contained a pizza box.
Through The Pizza Box Composting Project, six bright green dumpsters with a pizza painted on them have been placed near student residence halls.
ARSON victim Tristan Woolger has relived the moment a drug-addled yob shoved a blazing pizza box into his home.
A maniac who stamped a man to death in a notorious murder dubbed "the pizza box killing" is using Facebook to chat up girls from behind bars.
Ashley placed fourth in the Pizza Triathlon, sixth in the Fastest Pizza Box Folding, and sixth place in the Largest Dough competitions.
The complainant dragged herself up and Dowie punched her with his left fist whilst holding the pizza box.
Domino's Pizza, the pizza delivery expert, has teamed up with Lionsgate UK, the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, to become the first UK company to deliver movies alongside pizza with its brand new Domino's Pizza Box Office service.
WORCESTER - A Worcester man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison in connection with three kilograms of cocaine delivered in a pizza box Oct.
pizza box * ruler * scissors * aluminum foil * clear tape * plastic wrap * black construction paper * oven thermometer * chocolate bar * drinking straw * oven mitts
MURDER accused Brian Sim put a pizza box over a man's head and kicked him to death, a court heard yesterday.