how to pronounce sandbox

/ˈsændˌbɑːks/

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sandbox is pronounced in two syllables

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sændbɑːks

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An example use of sandbox in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we also have sandbox games whose …”

meanings of sandbox

noun:

  1. A page on a wiki where users are free to experiment without destroying or damaging any legitimate content.
  2. An isolated area where a program can be executed with a restricted portion of the resources available.
  3. A children's play area consisting of a box filled with sand.
  4. A box filled with sand that is shaped to form a mould for metal casting.
  5. The Middle East.
  6. An animal's litter box.
  7. A box carried on locomotives, from which sand runs onto the rails in front of the driving wheels, to prevent slipping.
  8. A container for sand or pounce, used historically before blotting paper.

verb:

  1. To restrict (a program, etc.) by placing it in a sandbox.

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