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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.
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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
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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]
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Translations

glove box

n
(Tech) → Handschuhschutzkasten m
(Aut: also glove compartment) → Handschuhfach nt
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This is done in a sealed glovebox while the operator wears several layers of protective gloves.
The partnership will mean that Safeco Insurance's clients will be able to use GloveBox to view their insurance documents on their smartphones.
There are two USB charging ports as well as a wireless charger and two 12V sockets - one in the glovebox and the other in the boot.
On the weekend of May 11th-12th, the Grand In The Glovebox event will take place at Springfield Suzuki on Durham Road in Gateshead.
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.
However, the organization said a WSDH inspection report revealed radioactive plutonium and americium was discovered on an open-air loading pad at the Perma-Fix facility, as well as on a forklift truck used to move the glovebox sections, the rigging used to lift the glovebox sections, and on one of the glovebox sections."
An attempt was even made to drive one of the vehicles away using the spare keys which were left in the glovebox.
The vehicle features two new metallic paint colours, Glistening Grey and Midnight Purple, and an interior with a new black trim around the glovebox and centre console and every model now comes with an auto-dimming rear-view mirror
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Liverpool Crown Court was told yesterday that almost as soon as he was stopped, Frodsham, of Edgeley Gardens, Orrell Park, admitted there was drugs in his glovebox.
iPhone users also can download wallpapers and ringtones, watch Geico commercials and download the GloveBox and SnapQuote applications directly from the iAd to get Geico insurance quotes and manage policies on the go.