Definition of air-box in English:

air-box

noun

  • 1historical An air chamber. Now chiefly historical.

  • 2Mining
    Mining. A wooden tube that conveys air for ventilation.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), natural philosopher, writer, and revolutionary politician in America. From air + box.

Pronunciation

air-box

/ˈɛːbɒks/