What does sandbox mean?

Definitions for sandboxˈsændˌbɒks

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sandbox.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sandbox(noun)

    mold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal

  2. sandbox, sandpile, sandpit(noun)

    a plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in

Wiktionary

  1. sandbox(Noun)

    A children's play area consisting of a box filled with sand.

  2. sandbox(Noun)

    A box filled with sand that is shaped to form a mould for metal casting

  3. sandbox(Noun)

    An isolated area where a program can be executed with a restricted portion of the resources available.

    Running a program in a sandbox can prevent it from doing any damage to the system.

  4. sandbox(Noun)

    A page on a wiki where users are free to experiment without destroying or damaging any legitimate content.

  5. sandbox(Verb)

    To restrict (a program, etc.) by placing it in a sandbox.

Freebase

  1. Sandbox

    Sandbox is the second album by Guided by Voices. It was released in 1987.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. sandbox

    (also ‘sandbox, the’) 1. Common term for the R&D department at many software and computer companies (where hackers in commercial environments are likely to be found). Half-derisive, but reflects the truth that research is a form of creative play. Compare playpen. 2. Syn. link farm. 3. A controlled environment within which potentially dangerous programs are run. Used esp. in reference to Java implementations. 4. A checked-out copy of a source tree, on which one may safely perform builds without interfereing with others.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandbox in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandbox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Florida House:

    Like a child in a sandbox, if somebody took their toy away.

  2. Sebastian Gorka:

    Losing 14 minutes of audiotape in comparison to this is a little spat in the sandbox in the kindergarten.

  3. Donald Trump:

    What happens is a misunderstanding sometimes on the outside, that of course you're going to have fights inside of a sandbox that are on purpose, and the President then curates a point of view to determine what he wants to do and he adapts.

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