box top


noun

the top of a box; the upper portion of a boxed product, which may contain the expiration date, product identification, proof of purchase, or special voucher.

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Origin of box top

1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for box top

  • “I should move back to Oregon,” she said, dropping her slice back on the box-top.

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  • Thus it is evident that the small motion of the centre of the box-top is much increased at the spring extremity.