What does pillbox mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pillbox, toque, turbannoun

    a small round woman's hat

  2. pillboxnoun

    a small case for holding pills

  3. pillboxnoun

    a small enclosed gun emplacement (usually of fortified concrete)


  1. pillboxnoun

    A small box in which pills are kept.

  2. pillboxnoun

    A flat, concrete gun emplacement.


  1. pillbox

    A pillbox is a small container, typically with a closure, used to store pills or other forms of medication. It can have multiple compartments for organizing pills according to a daily or weekly medication schedule. Alternatively, it may refer to a type of compact military fortification, usually made of concrete, steel, and equipped with loopholes through which to fire weapons.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. pillbox

    A small, low fortification that houses machine guns, antitank weapons, etc. A pillbox is usually made of concrete, steel, or filled sandbags.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pillbox in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pillbox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • Pillenschachtel, Bunker, PillendoseGerman
  • pastilleroSpanish
  • トーチカJapanese
  • 토치카Korean
  • долговременная огневая точка, ДЗОТ, ДОТ, деревоземляная огневая точкаRussian
  • pillerdosaSwedish

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