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greenhouse

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noun green·house \-ˌhau̇s\

Simple Definition of greenhouse

  • : a building or part of a building that has glass walls and a glass roof and that is used for growing plants

Full Definition of greenhouse

  1. 1 :  a structure enclosed (as by glass) and used for the cultivation or protection of tender plants

  2. 2 :  a clear plastic shell (as a canopy) covering a section of an airplane; also :  a compartment (as for a bombardier) enclosed by such a shell

Examples of greenhouse

  1. <needed to move the plants into the greenhouse before the first frost killed them>



1664

First Known Use of greenhouse

1664


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greenhouse

adjective green·house

Simple Definition of greenhouse

  • : relating to or caused by the warming of the Earth's atmosphere that is caused by air pollution : relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect

Full Definition of greenhouse

  1. :  of, relating to, contributing to, or caused by the greenhouse effect <greenhouse warming> <greenhouse gases>

1937

First Known Use of greenhouse

1937



GREENHOUSE Defined for Kids

greenhouse

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noun green·house \ˈgrēn-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of greenhouse

  1. :  a building with clear walls and roof (as of glass) for growing plants





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