Definition of Global warming

1. Noun. An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes).

Generic synonyms: Heating, Warming

Definition of Global warming

1. Noun. A sustained increase in the average temperature of the earth, sufficient to cause climate change. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Global Warming

global dimming
global distillation
global ecology
global healthcare
global image
global indicator
global organization
global paralysis
global player
global positioning systems
global society
global stability
global variable
global variables
global village
global warming (current term)
global warming denial
global warming denier
global warming deniers
global weirding

Literary usage of Global warming

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1. Climate Change, Economic Instruments and Income Distribution by David Harrison (1995)
"The chapter begins with a review of the information on the relative damages from global warming in various parts of the world, including a discussion of the ..."

2. Probability of Sea Level Rise by James G. Titus, Vijay K. Narayanan (1998)
"Fitting a simple differential equation to those results suggests that the long-run warming would be only about 1/2 the global warming.20 The draft report ..."

3. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"RICHARD M. GOODY Professor Emeritus, Harvard University A Grave International Problem ~\ HE GLOBAL warming debate is more than one hundred years old, ..."

4. Understanding Atmospheric Change: A Survey of the Background Science and by Henry Hengeveld (1991)
"As part of its response to global warming, the plan details a variety of measures that the federal government will pursue to help stabilize world greenhouse ..."

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