Greenhouse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡriːnhaʊs|  American pronunciation of the word greenhouse
Brit.  |ˈɡriːnhaʊs|  British pronunciation of the word greenhouse

noun

- a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions (syn: glasshouse)

adjective

- of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect

Examples

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

trying to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases

Keeping the young plants in a greenhouse will help bring them on.

We know that greenhouse gases can affect the climate.

It is important to maintain a constant temperature inside the greenhouse.

Methane is one of the principal gases contributing to the greenhouse effect.

The rise in greenhouse gases parallels the reduction in the ozone layer.

The scope for successful gardening increases dramatically with a greenhouse.

Word forms

noun
singular: greenhouse
plural: greenhouses
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