Significado de “the greenhouse effect” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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greenhouse effect en inglés americano

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greenhouse effectnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡrinˌhɑʊs ɪˌfekt/

earth science the gradual warming of the earth because of heat trapped by carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere

(Definición de greenhouse effect del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

the greenhouse effect en inglés de negocios

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the greenhouse effectnoun [ S ]


an increase in the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere (= mix of gases which surround the earth), which is believed to cause the surface of the earth to become gradually warmer and to be a threat to its future:

They claim that the floods are a result of the greenhouse effect.
As it rots, it releases carbon dioxide and methane, contributing to the greenhouse effect.

(Definición de the greenhouse effect del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)