greenhouse gases

Definition of greenhouse gases

:gases that pollute the air and cause the warming of the Earth's atmosphere
  • carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a clear plastic shell (such as a canopy) covering a section of an airplane

  1. : of, relating to, contributing to, or caused by the greenhouse effect

gas play gases
  1. : a fluid (such as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume but tends to expand indefinitely

  2. : a combustible gas or gaseous mixture for fuel or lighting

  3. : a gaseous product of digestion

  1. : to talk idly or garrulously

  2. : to give off gas (see 1gas 1)

  3. : to fill the tank (as of an automobile) with gasoline


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