glove box


noun

an enclosed compartment with openings to which long gloves are attached, enabling someone outside the compartment to reach inside and handle its contents without causing or incurring injury or contamination, as in a laboratory or hospital.

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Origin of glove box

1855–60 for earlier sense
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British Dictionary definitions for glove box

glove box

noun

a closed box in which toxic or radioactive substances can be handled by an operator who places his hands through protective gloves sealed to the box
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