What Does Greenhouse Mean?

Greenhouse means a building with glass walls and a glass roof where plants are grown under controlled conditions. Greenhouse also means the "greenhouse effect"--the rise in temperature that is caused by gases that keep the heat from the sun from evaporating into space.

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