glove compartment

noun

Definition of glove compartment

: a small storage cabinet in the dashboard of an automobile

Examples of glove compartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This pressure reader from Accutire is perfectly sized for throwing in a travel bag or glove compartment. Popular Science, "Easy-to-use tire pressure checkers for cars and bikes," 21 Sep. 2020 According to the criminal complaint, the two men left two handguns locked in the glove compartment of their vehicle. Robert A. Cronkleton, chicagotribune.com, "Militia members face gun charges after traveling to Kenosha to see Trump, witness riots and possibly ’pick people off’," 5 Sep. 2020 Save this owner’s manual file on a flash drive and toss it in the glove compartment to partner with the little book. Motormouth Bob Weber, Star Tribune, "Motor Mouth: Owner's manuals are going digital," 28 Aug. 2020 Police officers who arrested Rogers searched his truck and home and found multiple weapons and clips of ammunition, several KKK and Confederate flag patches and Klan literature in the car's glove compartment, according to Taylor. Laura Ly, CNN, "An 'admitted leader of the KKK' is sentenced to 6 years in prison for driving his truck through Black Lives Matter protesters," 12 Aug. 2020 During that time, Margot finds a D.G.M. calling card in Logan’s glove compartment. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, "We Know Who Get Even’s Killer Is. But What’s Up With The Finale’s Suspicious Car?," 4 Aug. 2020 Yet its riches don’t just belong to English majors or historians, or even all the shunpike travelers who, to this day, refuse to leave home without at least one state guide in the glove compartment. David Kipen, Los Angeles Times, "85 years ago, FDR saved American writers. Could it ever happen again?," 6 May 2020 Instead of a glove compartment, there's a removable leather satchel. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "This Aston Martin supercar costs $950,000 and has no roof or windshield," 4 Mar. 2020 The design of the armrests, the glove compartment and various control systems were partly guided by the female advisory board, according to Aston Martin. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "Aston Martin unveils a $190,000 SUV," 19 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of glove compartment

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glove compartment was in 1916

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1 Oct 2020

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“Glove compartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glove%20compartment. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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glove compartment

noun

English Language Learners Definition of glove compartment

: a small storage area in front of the front seat of a car, truck, etc.

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