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ˈʃæd oʊˌbɒksshad·ow·box

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  1. shadowboxverb

    go through boxing motions without an opponent


  1. shadowboxnoun

    A diorama

  2. shadowboxverb

    To practice moves without an actual opponent, often in front of a mirror.

  3. Etymology: shadow + box


  1. shadowbox

    A shadowbox is a type of enclosed display case often with a transparent glass front, used for displaying and preserving objects such as memorabilia, heirlooms, photographs, artworks, or other small items. These objects are intended to be viewed in a three-dimensional and often thematic display. The term "shadowbox" originates from the way this display case presents a sort of "shadow" effect with objects inside due to its depth. It is also a term used in the visual arts to refer to a technique creating an illusion of depth. Furthermore, it can refer to a form of military training or exercise in boxing where movements are performed against the air.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowbox in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowbox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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