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boxing definition

Overview

This page has 6 definitions of boxing in English. Boxing is a verb and noun. Also define these 9 related words and terms: box, sports, gloved, fist, knockout, technical knockout, construction, casing, and heap.

See also: bóxīng

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From box (to punch) +‎ -ing.

Verb

boxing

  1. present participle of box
    • Box definition
      Senses relating to a three-dimensional object or space.
      1. A cuboid space; a cuboid container, often with a hinged lid. (1 of 30 box definitions)

Noun

A boxing match.

boxing (uncountable)

  1. (sports) A sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout, or technical knockout.
    • Gloved definition
      Wearing gloves.
    • Knockout definition
      The act of making someone unconscious, or at least unable to come back on their feet within a certain period of time; a TKO. (1 of 11 knockout definitions)
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Etymology 2

From box +‎ -ing.

Noun

boxing (plural boxings)

  1. Material used for making boxes or casing.
  2. (construction) Casing.
  3. (object-oriented programming) Automatic conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a heap-allocated reference type.
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Verb

boxing

  1. present participle of box