Tinderbox

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Tinderbox Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a box for holding tinder
  • a dangerous state of affairs; a situation that is a potential source of violence; "the Balkans are the tinderbox of Europe"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a dangerous state of affairs; a situation that is a potential source of violence; "the Balkans are the tinderbox of Europe" ,
  • a box for holding tinder

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tinderbox'


  • Tinderbox: For the technology company, see TinderBox Inc. For other uses, see Tinderbox (disambiguation). A tinderbox is a container made of wood or metal
  • Tinderbox (disambiguation): A tinderbox is a container with the essential tools to make a fire. Tinderbox may also refer to: TinderBox Inc., the technology company that delivers
  • Tinderbox (band): Tinderbox are a UK-based acoustic duo featuring vocalist Monique Houraghan (born Dublin, Ireland in 1976) and guitarist Dan Tucker (born Hampshire, UK
  • Tinderbox (Siouxsie and the Banshees album): Tinderbox is the seventh studio album by the English rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees, released in 1986. It was the first full-length effort recorded
  • The Tinderbox: "The Tinderbox" (Danish: Fyrtøjet) is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a soldier who acquires a magic tinderbox capable of summoning
  • Tinderbox (application software): tool. For the technology company, see TinderBox Inc. For other uses, see Tinderbox (disambiguation). Tinderbox is a personal content management system
  • Tinderbox/Neighbour Neighbour: Tinderbox/Neighbour Neighbour is Violent Soho's fourth EP, released on 16 November 2012 on the I OH YOU label. Dom Alessio, the host of Home and Hosed
  • Tinderbox (Stiff Little Fingers album): Tinderbox is the seventh studio album recorded by Stiff Little Fingers, in 1997. "You Never Hear the One That Hits You" (Burns) – 2:53 "(I Could Be)

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