jewel box

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English[edit]

A jewel box for a compact disc.
Fenway Park, a jewel box (ballpark).

Noun[edit]

jewel box (plural jewel boxes)

  1. A box for storing jewels.
    Synonym: jewel case
  2. A usually clear hinged plastic container designed to hold a compact disc or similar optical disc.
    Synonym: jewel case
  3. (baseball) A member of the second major generation of professional ballparks, built between 1909 and approximately 1940 and distinguished by a relatively compact layout, the use of steel and reinforced concrete as structural materials rather than wood, and the presence of one or more close-in upper decks of seating supported by pillars extending from the lower deck.
  4. (zoology) Any of the Chamidae, a family of bivalves.

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