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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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Willie and Elaine Carson's Minster Stud has been a Wall Boxes fixture for many years and have two yearlings situated in boxes opposite the car park this time around.
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The sensors, which are placed on computer chips and installed in various detectors, including wall boxes and hand-held devices, can sense hydrogen in the air, Kotwick said.
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One new feature of the next two weeks that should be received warmly by vendors and buyers alike is the renovation of the wall boxes, the development and planning of which is explained by Tattersalls marketing director Jimmy George on page 9.
Tiny sensors are placed on a computer chip that can be installed in various detectors, including wall boxes and hand-held devices, that will sense hydrogen in the air, Haberman said.
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