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A metal box, open on one face with round knock-out openings on the ends for conduits to be attached to pull wires to the box. The three types are outlet boxes to connect fixtures, a switch box to control the flow of current, and a pull box to connect conductors at bends and long runs.
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1. A private seating area for spectators in an auditorium, usually located at the front or side of a mezzanine or balcony; may contain movable, rather than fixed, chairs.
2. An enclosure for mounting an electric device and its associated circuit conductors or for splicing, pulling in, or terminating conductors.
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