American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere, especially a sustained increase sufficient to cause climatic change.
- n. A sustained increase in the average temperature of the earth, sufficient to cause climate change.
- n. an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
“Mr. Swaminathan also appealed to the students to spread awareness among people on global warming and other environment related issues.”
“Cape Leeuwin station may also contribute to the monitoring of global warming through a CSIRO project to accurately measure the speed of sound in the Indian Ocean - and there by ocean temperature.”
“If global warming is a problem, Brand and his ex-friends own it.”
“THE United Nations climate science panel faces new controversy for wrongly linking global warming to an increase in the number and severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods.”
“At the sudden order of the Great Namechanger, global warming was iced and global climate change took its place.”
“Primarily the software was looking for soft spots in the ice – global warming indicators – but if it stumbled across other density incongruities, it was programmed to flag those as well.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘global warming’.
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An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
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An Ecosystem of earth/life-related words.
A list of things that you are not allowed to question in public.
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Words or phrases that are immediately understood now but would have seemed puzzling not too long ago.
Not to be confused with uselessness' Sign of the Times list.
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Markers of the zeitgeist, don't expect all of these to go the distance. The great majority are taken from Paul McFedries's excellent book "Wordspy"
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A complete list of the red cards (things) from the popular word game.
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A list in relation to the bushfires which commenced in earnest on Saturday 7 Feb 2009 in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Current vocabulary words for the 8th grade's Global Issues unit.
This list consists of new vocabulary words included in the two readings of Unit 5: Ecotourism.
Looking for tweets for global warming.