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box frame

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  1. Architecture. a monolithic reinforced-concrete structure having walls and floors in the form of slabs.
  2. Building Trades. a window frame with pockets for sash weights.

Origin of box frame

First recorded in 1875–80
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Historical Examples

  • A cargo-cover of light canvas not only closely fits the bottom and sides of the box-frame but overlaps the top.

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