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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The witness added: "He was carrying a pizza box, but it did not look as if there was one in it."
LORRY drivers using Amazon's Omega site, in Warrington, have sparked anger after parking on residential streets and dumping litter - including a pizza box containing human waste.
Yes, that circular plastic thing that goes in the middle of a pie to prevent the pizza from sticking to the top of the pizza box. It's called a pizza saver.
The deal also includes a new pizza box equipped with an augmented reality feature.
She opens an empty pizza box, closes it, sees a bookcase shake, and when she opens the box again it has been replenished with a full pizza.
The pizza boxes contain a takeaway menu containing a host of crime prevention advice and a warning message - "this time it's an empty pizza box, next time it could be an empty home".
The pizza boxes contain a takeaway menu containing a host ofcrime preventionadvice and a warning message - "this time it's an empty pizza box, next time it could be an empty home".
With the capability to aggregate up to ten 10G client side circuits onto a 100G line side interface, the 1 RU "pizza box" provides one of the most cost effective outside plant (OSP) innovations to date.
He took umbrage when I shooed him away from a beach cafe where he'd attacked a pizza box and scoffed half the contents - and he followed me all week.
Or the gentleman who was shocked that the pepperoni on his takeout pizza box looked, erm, quite rude - though his wife apparently thought it was hilarious.
Pizza Hut Israel photo-shopped a pizza box lying on the floor in Barghoutiae1/4aos prison cell, and a slice of pizza in the sink, with a banner in Hebrew saying: ae1/4oeBarghouti, if you are going to break the strike, wouldnae1/4aot you prefer pizza?ae1/4Ci
Middlesbrough Council has previously been under fire for its handling of recycling after it refused to take away bins which had incorrectly been filled including with an empty pizza box.