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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An enclosed workspace equipped with gloved openings that allow manipulation in the interior, designed to prevent contamination of the product, the environment, or the worker.

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  • noun automotive A small compartment with a door on the dashboard of a car, usually on passenger side, to store (and sometime lock) items.
  • noun A plastic box or similar enclosure containing a controlled environment, with rubber gloves fastened around holes in the front of the box through which a person can manipulate things in the box without introducing outside contamination; an isolator.

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