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Greenhouse vs. Glasshouse

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Greenhousenoun

A building used to grow plants, particularly one with large glass windows or plastic sheeting to trap heat from sunlight even in intemperate seasons or climates.

Glasshousenoun

A building made of glass 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 (chiefly commercial).

Greenhousenoun

The glass of a plane's cockpit.

Glasshousenoun

A building where glass or glassware is manufactured.

Greenhouseverb

(transitive) To place (plants) in a greenhouse.

Glasshousenoun

  A military prison.

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Greenhousenoun

A house in which tender plants are cultivated and sheltered from the weather.

Glasshousenoun

A house where glass is made; a commercial house that deals in glassware.

Greenhousenoun

a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

Glasshousenoun

a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

Greenhouseadjective

of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect;

‘greehouse gases’;

Glasshousenoun

a greenhouse.

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Greenhousenoun

a glass building in which plants that need protection from cold weather are grown.

Glasshousenoun

a prison

‘one bloke tried it and finished up in the glasshouse’;

Greenhouse

A greenhouse (also called a glasshouse, or, if with sufficient heating, a hothouse) is a structure with walls and roof made chiefly of transparent material, such as glass, in which plants requiring regulated climatic conditions are grown. These structures range in size from small sheds to industrial-sized buildings.

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