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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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Likewise, any energy management systems, time clocks, or electronic wall box timers linked to the lighting should be programmed correctly so that the lights aren't coming on when the building is unoccupied.
6kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged by household socket in around 10 hours, six hours from a wall box or one hour by using a fast charger.
Range is no problem either as on a full charge, the car can reach a distance of 155 miles and charging takes about three hours via a quick charge wall box or up to 20 hours from a standard socket.
The transmitter mounts easily in a single-gang wall box, inside an equipment rack, or attaches to any flat surface.
The facility, adjacent to the sales ring and between the Darley hut and the new pedestrian entrance to the wall box stabling area, will provide assistance to first-time visitors to the sales and to investors from overseas, as well as information on all British-based stallions.
Aruba Networks' AP-65WB Wall Box Access Point mounts flush to the wall and looks like a standard electrical wall plate.
A full recharge draws 28 kWh of electricity through a BMW-supplied wall box that uses 440-volt service to fully recharge the pack in 2.
Remove the switch's cover plate and carefully pull the entire switch from the wall box without touching any wires or screws.
The product is designed to mount on a wall box or a flat surface and the fully-potted rugged metal keypad is weather- and vandal-resistant.
This plate design positions modules so they occupy less space in a recessed wall box or pathway, providing more space for proper cable management.
In addition, when you terminate Cat-5 wire in a wall box, you need to maintain the tightness or looseness of the twists on the various wire pairs.