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Definition of Sandbox

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box containing loose sand for children to play in
Sandbox Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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WordNet 2.0

1. mold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal
(hypernym) mold, mould, cast
2. plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
(synonym) sandpile
(hypernym) plaything, toy
Sandbox Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Noman's Java(TM) Glossary
Comprises a number of cooperating system components, ranging from security managers that execute as part of the application, to security measures designed into the Java Virtual Machine and the language itself. The sandbox ensures that an untrusted, and possibly malicious, application cannot gain access to system resources.
Jargon File
n. 1. (also `sandbox, the') Common term for the R&D department at many software and computer companies (where hackers in commercial environments are likely to be found). Half-derisive, but reflects the truth that research is a form of creative play. Compare playpen. 2. Syn. link farm. 3. A controlled environment within which potentially dangerous programs are run. Used esp. in reference to Java implementations.
Sandbox Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Sandbox may refer to:
  • Litter box, an indoor box in which house pets are trained to relieve themselves
  • Sandpit or sandbox, a wide, shallow playground construction to hold sand often made of wood or plastic
  • Sandbox (locomotive), a container that holds sand for use in improving rail adhesion in slippery conditions
  • Sand box (civil engineering), a device to remove centring
  • The Sandbox (play), a 1960 one-act play by Edward Albee
  • Sandbox (missile) or SS-N-12, a Soviet anti-ship missile
  • A container for sand or pounce (calligraphy), used before blotting paper
  • Sandbox Therapy, a tool used by child psychologists
  • A slang name for the Middle East, used by the American military
  • Sandbox Tree, an evergreen tree
  • The Sandpit, the Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction 2010 winning video art piece by Sam O'Hare

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