glove box
noun Date: 1946 1. glove compartment 2. a sealed protectively lined compartment having holes to which are attached gloves for use in handling especially dangerous materials inside the compartment

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  • Glove Box — [ glʌv bɔks; engl. glove = Handschuh u. box = Schachtel, Kasten, Gehäuse], die; , es u. en; Syn.: Handschuhkasten: luftdicht verschließbarer, mit Schleusen u. Beobachtungsfenstern versehener Kasten, in dem man mittels eingeschweißter, ins Innere… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • glove box — glove′ box n. 1) cvb an enclosed compartment fitted with long gloves, used for handling contents without causing or incurring injury or contamination, as in a laboratory or hospital 2) cvb new glove compartment • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • glove box — n. 1. a sealed enclosure containing a window for viewing and ports with attached gloves for handling toxic, radioactive, sterile, etc. materials inside the enclosure 2. GLOVE COMPARTMENT …   English World dictionary

  • glove box — I. noun : a sealed protectively lined compartment having ports to which are attached gloves for use in handling materials inside the compartment II. noun : glove compartment * * * 1. See glove compartment. 2. an enclosed compartment with openings …   Useful english dictionary

  • glove box — kamera su pirštinėmis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. glove box vok. Handschuh Box, f rus. скафандр с перчатками, m pranc. box à gants, m; scaphandre à gants, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Glove-Box — Handschuhkasten Ein Handschuhkasten (auch Glovebox, Isolator oder Handschuhbox) ist ein Behälter, der gegenüber dem umgebenden Arbeitsraum hermetisch und gasdicht abgeschlossen ist. Innerhalb des Handschuhkastens kann eine definierte Atmosphäre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glove Box — Handschuhkasten Ein Handschuhkasten (auch Glovebox, Isolator oder Handschuhbox) ist ein Behälter, der gegenüber dem umgebenden Arbeitsraum hermetisch und gasdicht abgeschlossen ist. Innerhalb des Handschuhkastens kann eine definierte Atmosphäre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • glove box — boksas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Sandari kamera tyrimams atlikti inertinėje, sausoje, sterilioje aplinkoje ar su kenksmingomis medžiagomis. atitikmenys: angl. box; glove box rus. бокс; защитная камера …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • glove box — /ˈglʌv bɒks/ (say gluv boks) noun 1. Also, glove compartment. a small compartment in a motor vehicle, usually set into the dashboard, for the storage of small articles, as gloves, etc. 2. a similar compartment in a boat. 3. a metal box used by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • glove box — n. glove compartment, special compartment in a vehicle which is used for storing small items; sealed box protectively lined having a viewing window and openings to which a pair of gloves are attached allowing radioactive or toxic materials to be… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glove box — noun a) A small compartment with a door on the dashboard of a car, usually on passenger side, to store (and sometime lock) items. b) A plastic box or similar enclosure containing a controlled environment, with rubber gloves fastened around holes… …   Wiktionary

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