from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang An electronic device having a tone pulsator that prevents telephone equipment from registering long-distance charges.
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- n. a blue coloured container used for the collection of household waste (such as tin cans and newspapers) for recycling by a municipal authority
- n. an electronic device used to bypass payment on a tone pulse telephone system
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Gian Hen Gian was in the kitchen pouring salt from a round, blue box into a pitcher of Koolaid.
Mint Magic, for example, is packaged in a blue box with white stars, showing a painting of a wizard summoning a gold, jewel-encrusted grail from a thicket of mint leaves.
I saw them in the embrasure of her bag as she walked by, the little blue box of tampons, nestled between her cigarettes and a pack of grape-flavored Bubble Yum.