glove compartment


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glove compartment

n.
A small storage container in the dashboard of an automobile. Also called glove box.
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glove compartment

n
(Automotive Engineering) a small compartment in a car dashboard for the storage of miscellaneous articles
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glove′ compart`ment


n.
a compartment in the dashboard of an automobile for storing small items.
[1935–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glove compartment - compartment on the dashboard of a car
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
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Translations
přihrádka na rukavice
handskerum
hansikaslokero
odjeljak za rukavice
グローブボックス
수납함
handskfack
ช่องเก็บของ
ngăn để găng tay

glove compartment

n (Aut) → vano portaoggetti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glove compartment

دُرْجُ السَّيَّارَة přihrádka na rukavice handskerum Handschuhfach ντουλαπάκι ταμπλό guantera hansikaslokero boîte à gants odjeljak za rukavice vano portaoggetti グローブボックス 수납함 handschoenenkastje hanskerom schowek (w samochodzie) porta-luvas перчаточный ящик handskfack ช่องเก็บของ torpido gözü ngăn để găng tay 储物箱
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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Safely stored in my glove compartment is a compilation CD which I play religiously every time I'm on a long drive.
Mohammed Naeem threw the camera into the glove compartment of his Skoda Octavia after hitting William John Joseph Byrne as he crossed Ormesby Road.
Why do the law enforcers manning checkpoints always ask 'Puede nato abrihan ang glove compartment?' or 'Abrihan nako ang purtahan ha?' Are they just being overly polite, or is there something to it?
The dog alerted to the glove compartment, for which Risteen obtained the key and found eleven oxycodone pills and two plastic bags containing cocaine.
Jimenez said this means that the police can shine light into the car but the motorists will not be under any obligation to open anything like the glove compartment.
Police said officers also spotted a loaded firearm magazine in the front passenger-side compartment of the vehicle, leading Oliva to state that he had a 9-millimeter pistol in the car's glove compartment. Oliva has a valid Firearm Owner's Identification card, but not a valid concealed carry license, police said.
She sprang into action and got back into the car, grabbed her gun from the glove compartment, and shot the suspect in the face when he refused to exit the vehicle.
WHEN a police traffic officer in an unmarked car pulled over a motorist behaving erratically on the M4 he found an open bottle of whisky in the footwell of the vehicle and more than 200 wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in the glove compartment, a court heard.
"He'd always keep a salt cellar and a bottle of vinegar in the glove compartment for when we stopped for fish and chips on the way home from a show." Class.
Compact, foldable and portable, it fits into a bag, kids' rucksack or the glove compartment.
You can use it as an IWB, pocket rig or to store the gun in your glove compartment, etc.
He was also a neat freak-one who would even keep a masking tape in the car glove compartment just to pick up dirt.