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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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The system shall consist of a thermal evaporator integrated with a glovebox that provides an inert atmosphere to allow device fabrication without exposure to oxygen or moisture present in air.
At WM2015, the Push-Through Gloveport system will be mounted to a glovebox that is fitted with a CRL Waste Drum Transfer System (WDTS), which eliminates unnecessary contamination risks associated with traditional single-use plastic bag disposal.
Ms Whitworth had put a small amount of his ashes inside a small mother of pearl urn, which was placed inside a velvet box in her glovebox compartment, so she could be close to him.
Designer touches and an added make-up bag in the glovebox provide added value to the Citroen DS3 by Benefit
We are seeing crimes where the thieves are breaking into cars where nothing has been left on show to chance their luck that expensive items have been stored in a glovebox.
GEICO said it GloveBox application is now available for the BlackBerry mobile smartphone.
GEICO's latest mobile offering caps off an active year, in which it released GloveBox apps for the iPhone and Android operating systems, allowing policyholders to pay auto insurance bills, view ID cards, and review claims and policy information on select mobile devices.
A new upper dash is the most striking interior change and there is extra storage with a new glovebox design and net pockets on seat side bolsters.
All models now benefit from extra storage with a new glovebox and net pockets on seat side bolsters.
I was transported to the Brandon track of so many years ago when my late wife and I used to see Stu get a stuffing from the great legend Willie Harrison No 2 (even now in my glovebox I have a plastic lapel badge with a picture of his car).
Options include bag jostlers, electric hoist, glovebox hopper, automatic bag slitter, vibrating hopper and traveling scissors lift.
So they broke in to see what they could find, then found the Aston Martin keys inside the glovebox and knew which building she lived in and went after the car.