|Main Entry:||climate change|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||any long-term significant change in the weather patterns of an area; also used figuratively|
|Example:||Climate change can be natural or caused by changes people have made to the land or atmosphere.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
periodic modification of Earth's climate brought about as a result of changes in the atmosphere as well as interactions between the atmosphere and various other geologic, chemical, biological, and geographic factors within the Earth system
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