Noun: sandbox 'sand,bóks
- Mould consisting of a box with sand shaped to mould metal
- [N. Amer] A plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
- sandpile [N. Amer], sandpit [Brit]
- (computing) an isolated environment in which a program can be run or tested, for example to prevent accidental damage to other parts of the system
"In computer security, a sandbox is a security mechanism for separating running programs. It is often used to execute untested code, or untrusted programs"
Derived forms: sandboxes
Type of: cast, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], plaything, toy