from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere, especially a sustained increase sufficient to cause climatic change.
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- noun A
sustained increasein the average temperatureof the earth, sufficientto cause climate change.
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- noun an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
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