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jewel box

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Definition of jewel box in English:

noun

1A bivalve mollusc which has a robust shell with a rough or spiny surface. It lives in warm seas, attached to rock or coral.
  • Family Chamidae: Chama and other genera
2 (also jewel case) A storage box for a CD.
Example sentences
  • Inside the box is a quad jewel case with four CDs.
  • If you sell CDs online, for example, your jewel case provider will feel the impact in terms of more orders from you.
  • She opened the jewel case and dropped the CD into the room's music centre.

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