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terminal box[′tər·mən·əl ‚bäks]
An enclosure which includes, mounts, and protects one or more terminals or terminal boards; it may include a cover and such accessories as mounting hardware, brackets, locks, and conduit fittings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
On a piece of electric equipment (such as a motor), a box within which the leads from the piece of equipment are connected to the leads supplying the equipment with power; usually provided with a removable cover plate for access.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.