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glove boxalso glove·box (glŭv′bŏks′)
1. See glove compartment.
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.
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(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
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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.
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(Tech) → Handschuhschutzkasten m
(Aut: also glove compartment) → Handschuhfach nt
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