jewel box

jewel box
jew′el box`
1) jew a small case for jewelry or other valuables
2) hfi a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc
Etymology: 1825–35

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • jewel box — jewel ,box noun count 1. ) a box for holding jewelry 2. ) COMPUTING a clear plastic case that opens like a book and is designed to hold a CD or CD ROM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • jewel box — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jewel box : singular jewel box plural jewel boxes a clear plastic case that opens like a book and is designed to hold a CD or cd rom …   English dictionary

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  • jewel box — I. noun or jewel case 1. : a small chest designed to hold jewelry 2. : something small and exquisite his house … a jewel box, quite the most desirable upon the seaside drive D.C.Peattie II. noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • jewel box — je·wel box loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS inform. astuccio di plastica, spec. trasparente, che contiene un compact disc {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1998. ETIMO: comp. di jewel gioiello e box scatola …   Dizionario italiano

  • jewel box — noun Date: 1727 1. a small box or case designed to hold jewelry 2. something (as a theater) of exquisite or ornate design 3. a thin plastic case for a CD or DVD called also jewel case …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jewel box — noun 1》 a bivalve mollusc which has a robust shell with a rough or spiny surface. [Family Chamidae: Chama and other genera.] 2》 (also jewel case) a storage box for a compact disc …   English new terms dictionary

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