glove box


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 Officers found a loaded handgun in the glove box, Botkin said. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego traffic stop turns up grenade launcher," 28 Oct. 2020 In the glove box, police then found a loaded Ruger 9mm handgun and holster, and with a prior felony conviction, he was taken to the Bedford Heights Jail, with the van being towed. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "‘Sugar Daddy’ loses pants - and wallet - on second date: Orange Police Blotter," 24 Oct. 2020 And don't reach for the glove box because someone may shoot you. USA TODAY, "Debate transcript: Trump, Biden final presidential debate moderated by Kristen Welker," 23 Oct. 2020 Early in the novel, the heroine discovers a book of love poems in Max's glove box that Rebecca once inscribed to him. Maureen Lee Lenker,, "The major differences between Rebecca the book and the movie," 22 Oct. 2020 The thief also took her wallet, which was in the glove box. John Benson, cleveland, "Thief steals laptop and wallet from unlocked employee vehicle: Brecksville Police Blotter," 14 Oct. 2020 This trash can be used in various locations in your car, such as near the console, seat back, gear stick, or even hanging off the glove box. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, "Car trash cans to keep your auto spotless," 23 Sep. 2020 The adequately sized glove box is tucked into a panel behind the passenger seat. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, "Tested: 2003 Nissan 350Z Returns to Its Roots," 16 Sep. 2020 The radio is mounted far from the driver, way down the instrument panel toward the glove box. Phil Berg, Car and Driver, "Tested: 1990 Luxury Off-Road SUV Comparison," 2 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of glove box

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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5 Nov 2020

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“Glove box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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