As nouns the difference between cardboardbox and carton
is that cardboardbox
is while carton
is cardboard, paperboard.
* 1959 , United Asia , volume 11, page 232 ([http://books.google.com/books?id=U_QgAAAAMAAJ&q=%22cardboardbox%22&dq=%22cardboardbox%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Znt2T-72Oum62wXNqem1Bg&ved=0CGwQ6AEwBzge]):
* 2007 , Tarun J. Tejpal, The Alchemy of Desire , page 207 ([http://books.google.com/books?id=1j3lDuoEg1AC&pg=PA207&dq=%22cardboardbox%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Rnp2T_ycOZD82gX9x6m4Bg&ved=0CFMQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=%22cardboardbox%22&f=false]):
- I used to visit three old sisters who existed on the home sweated trade of cardboardbox making.
- The passage of girlish fun, frolic, fantasies turning to soul-deadening routine as parents and tradition and clan conspire to make a cardboardbox' out of a tree. Pre-package and close every possibility of life. The tree cut into a ' cardboardbox even as it was beginning to grow.
An inexpensive, disposable box-like creation fashioned from either paper, paper with wax-covering (wax paper), or other lightweight material. It is designed to hold things for a short period of time and be discarded or recycled after use.