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     ( glove compartments    plural  ) , glove box   The glove compartment in a car is a small cupboard or shelf below the front windscreen.      n-count  
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glove     ( gloves    plural  )
1       n-count   Gloves are pieces of clothing which cover your hands and wrists and have individual sections for each finger. You wear gloves to keep your hands warm or dry or to protect them.  
...a pair of white cotton gloves.     
2    If you say that something fits like a glove, you are emphasizing that it fits exactly.  
fits like a glove      phrase   V inflects     (emphasis)   
3   
    kid gloves  
    hand in glove  
    hand  


boxing glove        ( boxing gloves    plural  ) Boxing gloves are big padded gloves worn for boxing.      n-count  
glove compartment        ( glove compartments    plural  ) , glove box   The glove compartment in a car is a small cupboard or shelf below the front windscreen.      n-count  

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n.
Type of car with a hatch at the rear of the car, above the cargo area of the aft compartment, that opens upwards when opening the boot door.
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