Greenhouse vs Greenhouseeffects - What's the difference?

greenhouse | greenhouseeffects |



(en noun)
  • A building traditionally made of glass, but now also made from plastics such as polyethylene, in which plants are grown more rapidly than outside such a building by the action of heat from the sun, this heat being trapped inside by the glass or plastic.
  • Usage notes

    : In the UK, greenhouse is the term used domestically. Large commercial greenhouses are called glasshouses by professionals.


    * glasshouse (chiefly commercial)

    Derived terms

    * greenhouse bug * greenhouse effect * greenhouse gas

    See also

    * cloche * hothouse * orangery * polytunnel


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    Not English

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