Definition of Global

1. Adjective. Involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope. "Of worldwide significance"

Exact synonyms: Planetary, World, World-wide, Worldwide
Similar to: International
Derivative terms: Globe



2. Adjective. Having the shape of a sphere or ball. "Little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"

Definition of Global

1. Adjective. spherical, ball-shaped ¹

2. Adjective. (context: not comparable) of or relating to a globe or sphere ¹

3. Adjective. Concerning all parts of the world. ¹

4. Adjective. (context: not comparable computing) of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program ¹

5. Noun. (computing) A globally scoped identifier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Global

1. spherical [adj] : GLOBALLY [adv] - See also: spherical

Medical Definition of Global

1. The complete, generalised, overall, or total aspect. (05 Mar 2000)

Global Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Global

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glitzy
gloak
gloam
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gloat
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gloaters
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gloatingly
gloats
glob
global (current term)
global aphasia
global climate change
global cooling
global coupling
global couplings
global dimming
global distillation
global ecology
global healthcare
global image
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global organization
global paralysis
global player

Literary usage of Global

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"The principles expressed in this global ethic can be affirmed by all persons with ethical convictions, whether religiously grounded or not. ..."

2. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"CLIMATE CHANGE AND OTHER global ISSUES The Russian Federation, together with OECD countries, belongs to the group of countries which have major ..."

3. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"The principles expressed in this global ethic can be affirmed by all persons with ethical convictions, whether religiously grounded or not. ..."

4. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"CLIMATE CHANGE AND OTHER global ISSUES The Russian Federation, together with OECD countries, belongs to the group of countries which have major ..."

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