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GLOBAL WARMING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does global warming mean? 

GLOBAL WARMING (noun)
  The noun GLOBAL WARMING has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: GLOBAL WARMING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLOBAL WARMING (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("global warming" is a kind of...):

heating; warming (the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature)


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