boxing

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See also: bóxīng

English

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Etymology 1

From box (to punch) +‎ -ing.

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boxing

  1. present participle of box

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.
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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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boxing

  1. present participle of box