An enclosure in which material may be manipulated in isolation from the operator's environment. This manipulation is effected by gauntlet gloves or flexible plastic devices fixed to ports in the walls of the box.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533
(Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional))
on page 1544
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