Definition of glove compartment in English:

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glove compartment

noun

A recess with a hinged door in the dashboard of a motor vehicle, used for storing small items.
Example sentences
  • Designed to be kept in the glove compartment, the accident pack contains essential items for a driver involved in an accident.
  • He closed the book and turned to place it into the glove compartment under the dashboard.
  • It had a siren stored in the glove compartment that was hooked up to the car's cigarette lighter.

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Syllabification: glove com·part·ment

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