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Greenhouse vs. Glasshouse

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  • Greenhouse (noun)

    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.

  • Greenhouse (noun)

    The glass of a plane's cockpit.

  • Greenhouse (verb)

    To place (plants) in a greenhouse.

  • Glasshouse (noun)

    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).

  • Glasshouse (noun)

    A building where glass or glassware is manufactured.

  • Glasshouse (noun)

      A military prison.

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  • Greenhouse (noun)

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

  • Glasshouse (noun)

    a greenhouse.

  • Glasshouse (noun)

    a prison

    "one bloke tried it and finished up in the glasshouse"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Greenhouse (noun)

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

  • Glasshouse (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Greenhouse (noun)

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

  • Greenhouse (adjective)

    of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect;

    "greehouse gases"

  • Glasshouse (noun)

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

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