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glove compartment

noun
1.
a compartment in the dashboard of an automobile for storing small items.
Also called glove box.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples for glove compartment
  • My watch was still on the floor beneath the glove compartment.
  • Make sure you keep an ample supply in the glove compartment.
  • In fact, there was a pencil and a notebook in the glove compartment.
  • He nods to the chauffeur, who opens the glove compartment.
  • The glove compartment was open, but somehow they missed my wallet.
  • Store all valuables and electronics in your locked glove compartment or trunk.
  • But if cutting the cord isn't a priority, stash a cheapo wired headset in your glove compartment.
  • No glove compartment, no door pockets, no handy nets on the side of the transmission tunnel.
  • What isn't covered in wood is finished in glove-soft leather, including sun visors and the inside of the glove compartment.
  • Making matters worse, a loaded gun happens to be in the glove compartment.
British Dictionary definitions for glove compartment

glove compartment

noun
1.
a small compartment in a car dashboard for the storage of miscellaneous articles
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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