Definition of global warming in English:

global warming

Syllabification: glob·al warm·ing


  • A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth’s atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.
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    • The company is deeply concerned by the effects of global warming caused by the greenhouse effect.
    • Some climatologists maintain that global warming is unlikely to have an impact on hurricanes.
    • The tired old global warming, and greenhouse gas bogeymen have also been raised.

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