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  1. boxennoun

    Multiple computers (or occasionally a single computer), especially those running UNIX.

  2. Etymology: From boxen, replacing earlier bixen, from byxen, equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Boxenadjective

    Etymology: from box.

    The young gentlemen learned, before all other things, to design upon tablets of boxen wood. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

    As lads and lasses stood around,
    To hear my boxen hautboy sound. John Gay, Pastorals.

    Her faded cheeks are chang’d to boxen hue,
    And in her eyes the tears are ever new. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boxenadjective

    made of boxwood; pertaining to, or resembling, the box (Buxus)


  1. Boxen

    Boxen is a box set that was released on 1998 by the punk band Ebba Grön. It contains four CDs and booklet with the story of the band. The first three discs are extended versions of their three studio albums, We're Only In It For The Drugs, Kärlek & Uppror, and Ebba Grön. The fourth disc is an extended version of their live album that also was released in 1998, Ebba Grön Live. Some songs from the latter album have been omitted, e.g. "Die Mauer," while others have been added, e.g. "Beväpna Er." For their 30-year anniversary in 2008 the box set was released again with a new design and a bonus DVD, Ebba the Movie.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. boxen

    [very common; by analogy with VAXen] Fanciful plural of box often encountered in the phrase ‘Unix boxen’, used to describe commodity Unix hardware. The connotation is that any two Unix boxen are interchangeable.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boxen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boxen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • A. downsizing
    • B. value
    • C. gauge
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