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Difference between Glove box and Glove compartment

glove box

1. a case in which there are two holes with gloves fixed to them for handling dangerous materials:

  • The glove box is kept at a pressure slightly below atmospheric.

2. compartment in a car in front of the driver’s seat for holding small articles:

  • I sat for a minute in the front seat. I looked in the glove box.

glove compartment— = glove box 2:

  • I went to the car and got a pair of handcuffs out of the glove compartment.