greenhouse gas Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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greenhouse gasnoun [C]

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a ​gas that ​causes the ​greenhouseeffect, ​especially carbon dioxide
(Definition of greenhouse gas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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greenhouse gasnoun [C or U]

one of several ​gases, especially carbon dioxide, that prevent ​heat from the earth escaping into ​space, causing the greenhouse ​effect: We need a ​globalsystem for ​limiting greenhouse ​gasemissions. Radical ​steps to ​reduce greenhouse ​gases will have a huge ​effect on the ​economy.
(Definition of greenhouse gas from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “greenhouse gas”
in Chinese (Simplified) 温室气体(尤指二氧化碳)…
in Turkish sera etkisi yaratan gaz…
in Russian парниковый газ…
in Chinese (Traditional) 溫室氣體(尤指二氧化碳)…
in Polish gaz cieplarniany…
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