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glove box

Syllabification: glove box
(also glovebox)

Definition of glove box in English:

noun

1 another term for glove compartment.
Example sentences
  • Storage is plentiful, with a variety of bins and a large glovebox in the interior.
  • There are also door bins, pockets and a roomy glovebox.
  • Even though it has a driver's airbag, the new model still has two gloveboxes, one on top and one underneath.
2A closed chamber into which a pair of gloves projects from openings in the side, used especially in laboratories and incubators in hospitals to prevent contamination.
Example sentences
  • Samples containing DHA were prepared under dark conditions in a glovebox with an argon atmosphere to control for oxidation.

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