rubber glove

rubber glove
Cockney Rhyming Slang

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  • Rubber glove — A rubber glove is a glove made out of rubber. Its primary purpose is protection of the hands while performing tasks involving chemicals. Rubber gloves are worn during dishwashing to protect the hands from detergent and allow the use of hotter… …   Wikipedia

  • rubber glove — rubbery glove used for household and industrial sanitation purposes and in laboratory and medical situations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Glove fetishism — is a fetish where an individual is obsessed and fixated by another or oneself wearing gloves on their hands. In some cases, the fetish is enhanced by the material of the glove, (e.g. leather, cotton, latex, satin or nylon). Often, the actions of… …   Wikipedia

  • Glove — Mittens redirects here. For the geological formation, see Monument Valley. For other uses, see Glove (disambiguation). Pair of gloves, 1603 1625 V A Museum no.1506 A 1882 …   Wikipedia

  • glove — [ glʌv ] noun count ** 1. ) a piece of clothing that covers your fingers and hands: a pair of gloves leather/silk gloves rubber gloves: Wear rubber gloves when handling harsh chemicals. 2. ) a BOXING GLOVE take the gloves off to start fighting or …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glove — [glʌv] n [: Old English; Origin: glof] 1.) a piece of clothing that you wear on your hand in order to protect it or keep it warm →↑mitten ▪ a pair of gloves ▪ boxing gloves rubber/leather etc gloves 2.) the gloves are off used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glove — gloveless, adj. glovelike, adj. /gluv/, n., v., gloved, gloving. n. 1. a covering for the hand made with a separate sheath for each finger and for the thumb. 2. See boxing glove. 3. See baseball glove. 4. gauntlet1. 5 …   Universalium

  • glove — n. 1) boxing; kid; lace; leather; rubber; suede; work gloves 2) an oven glove (esp. BE; AE has pot holder) 3) a pair of gloves 4) (misc.) to fit like a glove ( to fit perfectly ) * * * [glʌv] kid lace leather …   Combinatory dictionary

  • glove */*/ — UK [ɡlʌv] / US noun [countable] Word forms glove : singular glove plural gloves 1) a piece of clothing that covers your fingers and hands a pair of gloves leather/woollen gloves rubber gloves: Wear rubber gloves when washing dishes. 2) a boxing… …   English dictionary

  • glove box — I. noun : a sealed protectively lined compartment having ports to which are attached gloves for use in handling materials inside the compartment II. noun : glove compartment * * * 1. See glove compartment. 2. an enclosed compartment with openings …   Useful english dictionary

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