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glove box

[′gləv ‚bäks]
(engineering)
A sealed box with gloves attached and passing through openings into the box, so that workers can handle materials in the box; used to handle certain radioactive and biologically dangerous materials and to prevent contamination of materials and objects such as germfree rats or lunar rocks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It only takes a thief a few seconds to reach into an unlocked car and steal something left on display on seats or in the glovebox.