glove box

noun

Definition of glove box

2 : a sealed protectively lined compartment having holes to which are attached gloves for use in handling especially dangerous materials inside the compartment

Examples of glove box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His attorneys requested limited media coverage of the case, according to the documents, which also show motions between prosecutors and the defense over DNA collected from the glove box of Suzanne Morphew's vehicle. Fox News, 9 Nov. 2021 The man admitted to having a gun, which an officer found in the car’s glove box. cleveland, 12 Aug. 2021 Compared to combo units with a brush and blade, dedicated ice scrapers are much smaller, easily able to fit in a glove box. Matt Crisara, Popular Mechanics, 26 Oct. 2021 When asked about the odor, the driver gave the officer a baggie of marijuana that was in the glove box. John Benson, cleveland, 22 Sep. 2021 Another resident in the 1500 block of Maple Street reported an unknown person entered two vehicles parked on the driveway June 26 searching the console and glove box. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 4 July 2021 The glove box, center console, rear passenger floor mats and rear trunk of a Volkswagen Jetta parked in the 1000 block of Randolph Street were reported ransacked on Aug. 29; nothing was stolen. chicagotribune.com, 7 Sep. 2021 Adults age 21 and over may smoke pot and can transport up to five ounces in a locked glove box or trunk. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 25 Aug. 2021 As the officer continued to speak with the driver, the driver admitted that there was a handgun in the glove box. cleveland, 5 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of glove box

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of glove box was in 1946

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Last Updated

18 Nov 2021

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“Glove box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glove%20box. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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