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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GREENHOUSE

I hid behind the greenhouse doors, to see the meaning of this disorder.

"Maybe they call it greenhouse because it's full of green things," he said.

The specimens in Figure 281 were found in the greenhouse at the State University.

The tail gunner had his greenhouse blown into his face and is in the hospital.

The only fungous disease of the grape troublesome in the greenhouse is mildew.

Faithful got a sparrow out of a greenhouse like that, Jimmy says.

She will say things worthy of a French epigrammatist, and act like a robin in a greenhouse.

If there is no greenhouse, a hotbed is an important help in the garden.

As he flew past the greenhouse he saw a bucket with pure, clear water in it.

Fond of her greenhouse, and often in the garden, she was ever at the old gardener's heels.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from green + house (n.). Greenhouse effect attested from 1937.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GREENHOUSE

garden

nouncultivated plants, flowers
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