Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The small storage compartment on the passenger's side of an automobile
  • n. A sealed container that is designed to allow one to manipulate objects while being in a different atmosphere from the object

Etymologies

glove +‎ box (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The steering damage already means we can't drive it to be fixed, and they stole our Roadside Assist membership card from the glovebox, which is going to make calling for a tow more difficult than it needs to be too.

    Pissed off

  • I whole heartedly agree with the policy of keeping copies of this type of thing in glovebox.

    Moving to Mex - some vehicle questions

  • An open tray, with textured rubber floor, above the glovebox is a handy place for small items, including audio players as it's close to the auxiliary jack.

    Automotive Headlines

  • However, the double glovebox which is standard in the European-spec cars is missing and the Indian version only gets a single and very tiny glove compartment.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Among the other questionable components the probe found were piping, steel plates, an unusable $12 million "glovebox" used to handle radioactive materials, furnace module doors, and robots that are used to avoid human exposure to radiological and chemical materials.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • $12 million "glovebox" used to handle radioactive materials, furnace module doors and robots that are used to avoid human exposure to radiological and chemical materials.

    News from www.rep-am.com

  • The second, for those who really have it bad, is Porsche's new, weirdly retro seven-speed manual, with the seventh-gear gate to the far right, somewhere near the glovebox.

    Porsche's Magnificent First Stab at the New 911

  • I'm so fucken pissed, my head feels like it's going to split in half, so I reach for the very back of the glovebox where I've stashed a bottle of Xanax samples and pop two of them.

    Getting Sideways On Douglas

  • Someone methodically removed everything from the glovebox in the truck in the garage and opened both wardrobes.

    mjh's blog — 2009 — September

  • He had his wallet and license in the glovebox and reached over to get it (as most aussies would).

    Cheeseburger Gothic » I dont normally interrupt traffic to the Geek on the weekend, but this is important.

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