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wall box

[′wȯl ‚bäks]
(building construction)
A frame or box set into a wall to receive a beam or joist. Also known as beam box; wall frame.
A frame set into a wall to provide a sealed space for pipework to pass through.
(electricity)
A metal box set into a wall to hold switches, receptacles, or similar electrical wiring components.

wall box, beam box, wall frame

1. A frame or box which is set into a brick, masonry, or stone wall to receive a timber beam or joist.
2. In electrical wiring, a metal box which is set in a wall for switches, receptacles, etc.
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This removes the need for a separate control panel, wall box and additional mains power at every door facilitating speedy, cost-effective installation.
Charging takes about three hours via a quick charge wall box or up to 20 hours from a standard socket.
The facility, adjacent to the sales ring and between the Darley hut and the new pedestrian entrance to the wall box stabling area, will provide assistance to first-time visitors to the sales and to investors from overseas, as well as information on all British-based stallions.
Aruba Networks' AP-65WB Wall Box Access Point mounts flush to the wall and looks like a standard electrical wall plate.
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The product is designed to mount on a wall box or a flat surface and the fully-potted rugged metal keypad is weather- and vandal-resistant.
This plate design positions modules so they occupy less space in a recessed wall box or pathway, providing more space for proper cable management.
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Instead of terminating the One Pass duct at a large FDT designed to house 12, 24 or more discrete connections, the One Pass with MPO duct is terminated in a much smaller and less expensive wall box containing a single MPO adapter in the stairwell or access space at the end of each hallway.
8 kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged in 33/4 hours from a domestic mains outlet, or 2 hours 25 mins from a domestic wall box.
After a little more than 100 miles you'll be done and need to plug the car in for a battery charge, which will take 13 hours from a domestic socket or eight hours with an easily mounted wall box at home.
This means no external wall box or HF cabling is required - an absolute first for inductive charging systems.