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An empty cardboard box.
A wooden box for fireworks.

A box is a container used to put things in. It is mainly a cuboid (square) shape, but it can be other shapes too. Boxes are usually made out of cardboard,[1] wood, plastic or metal. Many boxes are made of cardboard, and a lot of them are made. They are primarily used for packaging,[2]commercial goods or storing goods and materials. They can be made from bent or wrinkled cardboard. In their most obvious life stage, they are popularly used as a cheap material to hold a range of projects, among them being science experiments, children's toys, costumes and other things.

A box also means a rectangle, e.g. userbox. But rectangles are mainly referred to as rectangles, the term box is the outline, or perimeter of the rectangle.

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  1. "Cardboard Box". The Box Exchange. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  2. "packaging". Packaging Services. Retrieved 14 Feb 2022.
  3. "Cardboard Boxes and Lipstick Boxes Archived from the original on Retrieved 1 September 2021.