American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having the shape of a globe; spherical.
- adj. Of, relating to, or involving the entire earth; worldwide: global war; global monetary policies.
- adj. Comprehensive; total: "a . . . global, generalized sense of loss” ( Maggie Scarf).
- adj. Computer Science Of or relating to an entire program, document, or file.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Spherical; globe-shaped: as, the global earth.
- Relating to the round world; world-wide.
- adj. spherical, ball-shaped
- adj. not comparable of or relating to a globe or sphere
- adj. Concerning all parts of the world.
- adj. not comparable, computing of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program
- n. computing A globally scoped identifier.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope.
- adj. shaped like a globe; spherical.
- adj. broad in scope or content; comprehensive. Opposite of
- adj. (Computers) Accessible and effective throughout an entire computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; -- used of variables. Opposite of
- adj. having the shape of a sphere or ball
- adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
- globe + -al (Wiktionary)
“I applaud the organizers of SoP IV in taking a brave and bold step in making a bigger and more global conference remember the tagline -- building the _global_ metaverse?”
“The keyword of * global warming* is the * global*!”
“And it remains so today, even though the Obama administration has long avoided the term "global war on terror".”
“The term "global warming" has been replaced by the neutral "climate change," while concern about the planet has decreased in inverse proportion to the increase in the earth's temperature.”
“Yet, despite this recent report, and despite all we do know about climate change, the topic has become the C-word in Washington, D.C. Just as the term "global warming" fell out of favor, the term "climate change" is now one that few in our nation's capital dare bring up in conversation, much less in legislation.”
“In any event, all their many reports and assessments have concluded that climate change they no longer like to use the term "global warming" is due primarily to excessive emissions or CO2 and that significant amounts of these emissions are being trapped in our atmosphere, hence our need to reduce these emissions.”
“For most MBAs, the phrase 'global business opportunity' conjures China or India, but most of the tough challenges faced by firms occur in places more like Iraq than in the BRIC economies.”
“Real Estate Needs to Pay its Dues The Unreported Deal Chase Cash, Not Valuations In 2005, Governor Bernanke famously coined the term "global savings glut" to explain how savings far exceeded investment opportunities globally resulting in low interest rates.”
“The term global warming is often used synonymously with the term climate change, but the two terms have distinct meanings.”
“Holdren referred to the term global warming as a "(dangerous) misnomer" (for reasons stated in the slide to the right).”
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