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Greenhouse vs. Glasshouse — What's the Difference?

Greenhouse vs. Glasshouse — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Greenhouse and Glasshouse

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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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Glasshouse

A greenhouse.
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Greenhouse

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

A prison
One bloke tried it and finished up in the glasshouse
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Greenhouse

A structure, primarily of glass or sheets of clear plastic, in which temperature and humidity can be controlled for the cultivation or protection of plants.
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Glasshouse

See glasswork.
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Greenhouse

(Slang) A clear plastic bubble or shell covering part of an aircraft.
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Glasshouse

Chiefly British A greenhouse.
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Greenhouse

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.
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Glasshouse

A place, position, or situation involving intense public scrutiny.
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Greenhouse

The glass of a plane's cockpit.
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Glasshouse

A greenhouse, especially one for commercial use.
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Greenhouse

(medicine) A structure that shields the operating table to protect against bacteria.
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Glasshouse

A building where glass or glassware is manufactured.
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Greenhouse

(climatology) A hot state in global climate.
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Glasshouse

  A military prison.
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Greenhouse

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

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

To nurture in order to promote growth.
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Glasshouse

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

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

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

Of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect;
Greehouse gases
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