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a building, room, or area, usually chiefly of glass, in which the temperature is maintained within a desired range, used for cultivating tender plants or growing plants out of season.
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Almost no climatologists now dispute the idea that
gases in the atmosphere are heating up our planet.
Buying used textbooks not only saves you money, but cuts down on
gases caused by the manufacturing of new textbooks.
Even if continuing stagnation should slow
gas-caused climate change, the damage already done is extremely serious.
The global livestock industry is responsible for nearly twenty per cent of humanity's
Coal plants, meanwhile, produce almost twice the volume of
gases as natural-gas plants per unit of energy generated.
gases, being global, are the biggest air-pollution problem ever faced.
To top it off, oceanic nitrogen is converted to nitrous oxide, a
In an energy-constrained world worried about
gas emissions, desalination doesn't look that attractive.
Let's not even get started on the
gases used in the production and transportation of the materials.
She slips it into the lock, takes a deep breath, and leads me into the
above the garage.
British Dictionary definitions for
a building with transparent walls and roof, usually of glass, for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
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(...) house. No turban walks across the lessened floors. The greenhouse never so badly needed paint.
(...) up, by walking rapidly in the lower hall and the greenhouse after each meal for perhaps five...
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