press box

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English[edit]

Press box at a stadium.

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Noun[edit]

press box (plural press boxes)

  1. (sports) The section in a stadium or arena set aside for the press, or specifically for sportscasters.
    • 2006, George Gmelch and J.J. Weiner, In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People[1], ISBN 0803271271, page 151:
      In major league stadiums the press box is usually located between the first and second decks in the loge level.
  2. (manufacturing) In a cotton gin, the box in which lint is compacted by a tramper.
    • 1998, “Production and Ginning of Cotton”, in Jeanne Mager Stellman editor, Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety, 4th edition[2], ISBN 9221092038, page 89.7:
      In most gins cotton is packaged in a "double-box" press wherein the lint is initially compacted in one press box by a mechanical or hydraulic tramper.