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 for Music box
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Music \Mu"sic\, n. [F. musique, fr. L. musica, Gr. ? (sc. ?),
     any art over which the Muses presided, especially music,
     lyric poetry set and sung to music, fr. ? belonging to Muses
     or fine arts, fr. ? Muse.]
     1. The science and the art of tones, or musical sounds, i.
        e., sounds of higher or lower pitch, begotten of uniform
        and synchronous vibrations, as of a string at various
        degrees of tension; the science of harmonical tones which
        treats of the principles of harmony, or the properties,
        dependences, and relations of tones to each other; the art
        of combining tones in a manner to please the ear.
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     Note: Not all sounds are tones. Sounds may be unmusical and
           yet please the ear. Music deals with tones, and with no
           other sounds. See Tone.
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     2.
        (a) Melody; a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable
            succession of tones.
        (b) Harmony; an accordant combination of simultaneous
            tones.
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     3. The written and printed notation of a musical composition;
        the score.
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     4. Love of music; capacity of enjoying music.
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              The man that hath no music in himself
              Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
              Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. --Shak.
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     5. (Zool.) A more or less musical sound made by many of the
        lower animals. See Stridulation.
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     Magic music, a game in which a person is guided in finding
        a hidden article, or in doing a specific art required, by
        music which is made more loud or rapid as he approaches
        success, and slower as he recedes. --Tennyson.
  
     Music box. See Musical box, under Musical.
  
     Music hall, a place for public musical entertainments.
  
     Music loft, a gallery for musicians, as in a dancing room
        or a church.
  
     Music of the spheres, the harmony supposed to be produced
        by the accordant movement of the celestial spheres.
  
     Music paper, paper ruled with the musical staff, for the
        use of composers and copyists.
  
     Music pen, a pen for ruling at one time the five lines of
        the musical staff.
  
     Music shell (Zool.), a handsomely colored marine gastropod
        shell ({Voluta musica) found in the East Indies; -- so
        called because the color markings often resemble printed
        music. Sometimes applied to other shells similarly marked.
        
  
     To face the music, to meet any disagreeable necessity, such
        as a reprimand for an error or misdeed, without flinching.
        [Colloq. or Slang]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Musical \Mu"sic*al\, a. [Cf. F. musical.]
     Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or
     the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious;
     harmonious; as, musical proportion; a musical voice; musical
     instruments; a musical sentence; musical persons.
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     Musical box, or Music box, a box or case containing
        apparatus moved by clockwork so as to play certain tunes
        automatically. The apparatus may be driven by a wind-up
        spring mechanism or by batteries.
  
     Musical fish (Zool.), any fish which utters sounds under
        water, as the drumfish, grunt, gizzard shad, etc.
  
     Musical glasses, glass goblets or bowls so tuned and
        arranged that when struck, or rubbed, they produce musical
        notes. Cf. Harmonica, 1.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  music box
      n 1: produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder
           that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate
           [syn: music box, musical box]

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