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global US English

Of or relating to the whole world; worldwide

global US Thesaurus

the global economy

global commons US English

The earth’s unowned natural resources, such as the oceans, the atmosphere, and space

global economy US English

The economies of the world’s individual countries considered together as a single economic system

Global Surveyor US English

An unmanned American spacecraft that went into orbit around Mars in 1997 to begin detailed photography and mapping of the surface. Contact with the spacecraft was lost in 2006

global village US English

The world considered as a single community linked by telecommunications

global warming US English

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

global distillation US English

A process whereby certain volatile substances vaporize in warm climates and condense in cooler areas, causing the accumulation of pollutants

transglobal US English

(Of an expedition, enterprise, search, or network) moving or extending across or around the world

Mars Global Surveyor in Global Surveyor US English

An unmanned American spacecraft that went into orbit around Mars in 1997 to begin detailed photography and mapping of the surface. Contact with the spacecraft was lost in 2006