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A box (plural: boxes) is a type of container or rectangular prism used for the storage or transportation of its contents. The size of a box may vary, from the very smallest (such as a matchbox) to the size of a large appliance, and can be used for a variety of purposes ranging from the functional to the decorative.
Boxes may be made of a variety of typically durable materials, such as wood and metal, though common non-durable materials include corrugated fiberboard and paperboard. Corrugated metal boxes are commonly used as shipping containers. Boxes made of cardboard can be degraded and therefore are not bad for the environment.
Boxes are typically rectangular in shape with a rectangular cross-section, though a box may also have a square, elongated, circular or oval appearance; boxes may also feature sloped or domed top surfaces, or vertical edges, and are not consistently made in a square fashion. Square and rectangular boxes are still much more common than its other various shapes that it could come in.
Boxes may be closed and shut with flaps, doors, or a separate lid. They can be secured shut with adhesives, tapes, or more decorative or elaborately functional mechanisms, such as a catch, clasp or lock.
Several types of boxes are used in packaging and storage.
Depending on locale and usage, the terms carton and box are sometimes used interchangeably. The invention of large steel intermodal shipping containers has helped advance the globalization of commerce.
Boxes for storing various items in can often be very decorative, as they are intended for permanent use and sometimes are put on display in certain locations.
The following are some types of storage boxes :
In electrical terminology, a "box" is used to contain and protect connections, thus:
Boxes, where postal workers deposit incoming mail for the recipient, include:
A relay box is similar to a post or mailbox, but totally locked; post office trucks deposit mail that is then retrieved and delivered by pedestrian mail carriers. In the United States, they are painted differently from collection boxes.
A box or carton of cereal
Hard cigarette pack or paperboard box
Corrugated box used for storage of archives
Milk in gable-top carton
Set-up box made of non-bending paperboard
Chinese mother of pearl lacquer box with peony decor Ming Dynasty
Fish Tank Box