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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'

Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.

box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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Among the prominent objects from her Maryland home now displayed in the Katherine Anne Porter Room at the University of Maryland's Hornbake Library are two large, boxlike items.
Another option is a "hover," a boxlike structure of metal or plywood, suspended a few inches above the brooder floor and containing a heat source.
Art critics cite Sarkisian for freeing video from the conventions of the boxlike television monitor.
Her cache of miniature animals--from dinosaurs to donkeys--has even morphed into works of art: Soule shoots them against colorful backdrops and mounts them on boxlike frames.
Instead, the spatial paradigm between the sexes in The Hole is embodied in two identical boxlike apartments of the man upstairs and the woman downstairs: a paradigm that is more hierarchical and relational than oppositional and differential.
The space used for the performance was Western Michigan University's Kanley Chapel, a rectangular boxlike 1950s structure with fixed pews, a center aisle, and raised chancel without an altar rail.
The Hopi mesa communities are like up-to-date versions of the ancient pueblos found deep in Arizona's canyons, with boxlike stone houses complete with wooden ladders leading to entrances via rooftops (albeit now with satellite TV dishes).
(28-33) The distal tibia and fibula form the joint's boxlike mortise; this is an area rather than a specific anatomical structure.
For evidence of this disconnect, one need look no further than the typical calendar, with its boxlike format and arbitrary seven-day cycles.
A boxlike structure, the remnants of what must have been a hearth, stood alone among the ruins, and I concluded this was the closest I would come to shelter this evening.
The crowned woman from which the fountain spills has dominated the picturesque square since 1865 but now she is hidden from view by a boxlike structure, covered in scaffolding, which has been built around her.
Normal outside, that is, but markedly special inside of an otherwise nondescript, boxlike building just south of the town of Devon.