glove box


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glove box

also glove·box (glŭv′bŏks′)
n.
2. An enclosed workspace equipped with gloved openings that allow manipulation in the interior, designed to prevent contamination of the product, the environment, or the worker.

glove box

n
(General Physics) a closed box in which toxic or radioactive substances can be handled by an operator who places his or her hands through protective gloves sealed to the box

glove′ box`


n.
1. an enclosed compartment fitted with long gloves, used for handling contents without causing or incurring injury or contamination, as in a laboratory or hospital.
[1945–50]
Translations

glove box

n
(Tech) → Handschuhschutzkasten m
(Aut: also glove compartment) → Handschuhfach nt
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When the lighter gave up the ghost, he threw it in the glove box and forgot about it.
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Rather than a textile fabric airbag, the technology consists of an innovative moulded plastic design, sandwiched between the outer and inner glove box lid surfaces.
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The glove box needing repair is designed to handle fuel pellets, and was supplied by Flanders CSC, the NRC reported.
A sunglass case has been inserted above the door opening on the driver's side, coin slots and pen holders are moulded into the inside edge of the glove box lid and the glove box itself has two removable compartments, while a second mini-glove box has been added just below the interior light switch.
THE husband of murdered policewoman Nisha Patel Nasri kept up to pounds 20,000 cash in his car glove box, a court heard yesterday.
Three out of four cars broken into on last Friday had sat nav systems taken from the glove boxes, with a fourth having its glove box saerched by crooks.
In another incident the sat-nav was stolen from the glove box of a Ford Focus parked in Chaytor Road, Polesworth, while another was stolen from a Citroen Berlingo van parked in Witherley Road, Atherstone.
The precise controlled atmosphere glove box, sometimes called a "dry box," maintains a leak-tight, controlled condition environment for applications such as organometallic chemistry, alternative energy cells, or hydrophilic chemicals.
The survey, conducted by Kia Motors, quizzed nearly 1,200 drivers and found that the average glove box holds tell-tale items that give away more about the drivers than they expect.
The machine shoots mold-in-color polypropylene underneath the insert which forms hard areas around the glove box door, steering column cover, and center stack and fashions an integrated defroster grill.