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wall box

noun, Building Trades.
an enclosed iron or steel socket built into a masonry wall to support the end of a wooden beam.
Origin of wall box
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Install surface mount plastic single gang wall box on both walls.
  • When fiber optic jacks are required they can be installed in the same wall box.
  • In private offices, infra-red wall box sensors should be pre-set for manual-on automatic off operation.
  • Each unit shall be readily removable from its wall box for servicing or replacement, utilizing electrical plug connections.
  • It is designed to mount on a standard-single-gang electric wall box or on the surface of an interior or exterior wall.
  • The voice and data outlets may be combined in a single cable conduit and wall box if a suitable cable is available.
  • Room sensors shall be constructed for either surface or wall box mounting.
  • The wall box will be a single gang box, to enable proper storage of cable.
  • It should also be satisfactory to store the key in the locked wall box in the output processing area.

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