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[bred-boks] /ˈbrɛdˌbɒks/
an airtight, or nearly airtight, boxlike container, as of metal or plastic, for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh.
Origin of breadbox
bread + box1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • So they'll be bigger than a breadbox and probably smaller than an elephant, would be my guess.
  • The device, about the size of a breadbox, also can be mounted on top of a vehicle.
  • And all this happens in a cylinder roughly twice the size of a breadbox.

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