As nouns the difference between bodybuilding and boxing
is that bodybuilding
is a sport in which the aesthetics of muscular development is the basis for competition while boxing
is a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout, or technical knockout.
As a verb boxing is
present participle of lang=en.
A sport in which the aesthetics of muscular development is the basis for competition.
* 1974 , Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding , page 7.
(dated) Work done to construct or repair the body of an automobile.
* 2006 — (interview), Iron Man 65(5): 258
- Like those activities, bodybuilding is an obsession, a living (for a few), and a way of life for the people involved in it—a subculture, in a word, with its own values, aesthetics and vocabulary.
- "In my day, if you filled out your shirt, people assumed you played football or wrestled. The term bodybuilding had more to do with cars than lifting weights."
(sports) A sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout, or technical knockout.
* (sports) fisticuffs, pugilism, sparring
(terms derived from boxing)
* boxing glove
* boxing match
* boxing ring
* kick-boxing, kickboxing
* shadow-boxing, shadowboxing
(terms associated with boxing)
* down for the count
* fancy footwork
* left hook
* on the ropes
* on the canvas
* on the mat
* upper cut
Material used for making boxes or casing.
(programming) Automatical conversion of value types to objects by wrapping them within a heap-allocated reference type.
* (programming) unboxing