greenhouse gases

Definition of greenhouse gases

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  a compartment (as for a bombardier) enclosed by such a shell

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

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

    :  a combustible gas or gaseous mixture for fuel or lighting

    :  natural gas

  1. :  to talk idly or garrulously

    :  to give off gas (see 1gas 1)

    :  to supply with gas or especially gasoline


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