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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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Twitter user Lewis Wake (@lewiswake) from Ediburgh, Scotland, shared photos of the sad sight of three pizza boxes stacked on top of each other untouched on empty shelves.
CAFFEINE addicts and takeaway lovers have fallen foul of green bin bans on used coffee cups and dirty pizza boxes, it emerged yesterday.
Now, a top environmental scientist has revealed that the chemicals in munchie and pizza boxes can mutate sexual organs in snails, triggering fears it may do the same in humans.
Dawn Fox, left, and Alyson Wishart with son James, above, after their recycling bins were refused because they contained pizza boxes
C5 let it be ruined two years running by Helen Wood, who wound up Danny so much he had a fight with pizza boxes.
The order: large pizza, extra green: To increase composting efforts on campus, North Carolina State University has been focusing on the proper disposal of a popular item used by students: pizza boxes.
In a bid to stress the importance of fire safety using pizza boxes, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has teamed up with Domino's Pizza.
Abdul Shakoor, prosecuting, told magistrates the pair were walking along John William Street carrying pizza boxes.
It was only subsequently that the pizza boxes were found in the back of a police car and a phone number was found on one of them and it came to light that the officers had eaten the evidence," she stated.
Not that anyone would have missed it, because a few dozen kids roaming the streets dressed in 4ft pizza boxes are really quite eye-catching.
At one point, I counted 200 pizza boxes used just at lunchtime.
Crew manager Darren Snowdon said: "People should never put pizza boxes in the oven.