earth movements and interactions on a global scale, especially as they relate to the causes and results of the dynamics of the crustal plates and sea-floor spreading.
noun 1. the world, especially considered as the home of all nations and peoples living interdependently. noun 1. the whole world considered as being closely connected by modern telecommunications and as being interdependent economically, socially, and politically A phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan to describe the world that has been “shrunk” by modern advances in […]
noun 1. an increase in the earth’s average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect. noun 1. an increase in the average temperature worldwide believed to be caused by the greenhouse effect n. by 1983 as the name for a condition of overall rising temperatures and […]
[gloh-beyt] /ˈgloʊ beɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like a globe. /ˈɡləʊbeɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like a globe adj. “spherical,” 1847, from Latin globatus, past participle of globare “make into a globe,” from globus (see globe).
[glohb] /gloʊb/ noun 1. the planet Earth (usually preceded by the). 2. a planet or other celestial body. 3. a sphere on which is depicted a map of the earth (terrestrial globe) or of the heavens (celestial globe) 4. a spherical body; sphere. 5. anything more or less spherical, as a lampshade or a glass […]