lockbox: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lok'boks"), [key]
— n.
  1. a strongbox.
  2. a rented post-office box equipped with a lock.
  3. Also calleda closed box, usually fitted with a lock, containing electronic equipment to unscramble cable television pictures for subscribers only: used esp. to prevent children from watching programs with explicit sexual content.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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