glove boxglove box
- a sealed enclosure containing a window for viewing and ports with attached gloves for handling toxic, radioactive, sterile, etc. materials inside the enclosure
- glove compartment
- See glove compartment.
- An enclosed workspace equipped with gloved openings that allow manipulation in the interior, designed to prevent contamination of the product, the environment, or the worker.
(plural glove boxes)
- (automotive) A small compartment with a door on the dashboard of a car, usually on passenger side, to store (sometime lock) items.
- A plastic box or similar enclosure containing a controlled environment, with rubber gloves fastened around holes in the front of the box through which a person can manipulate things in the box without introducing outside contamination; an isolator.