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glove box

noun [C] uk   us  

glove box noun [C] (IN A CAR)

glove box noun [C] (IN A LABORATORY)

specialized science a closed transparent container in which poisonous or radioactive substances can be touched safely using gloves attached to holes in one side of the container
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