[gloh-bij-uh-rahy-nuh, -ree-] /gloʊˌbɪdʒ əˈraɪ nə, -ˌri-/
noun, plural globigerinas, globigerinae
[gloh-bij-uh-rahy-nee, -ree-] /gloʊˌbɪdʒ əˈraɪ ni, -ˌri-/ (Show IPA)
any marine foraminifer of the genus Globigerina, having a calcareous shell, occurring either near the surface of the sea or in the mud at the bottom.
noun (pl) -nas, -nae (-niː)
any marine protozoan of the genus Globigerina, having a rounded shell with spiny processes: phylum Foraminifera (foraminifers)
globigerina ooze, a deposit on the ocean floor consisting of the shells of these protozoans
noun 1. a calcareous deposit occurring upon ocean beds and consisting mainly of the shells of dead foraminifers, especially globigerina.
[gloh-bin] /ˈgloʊ bɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of alpha and beta chains. /ˈɡləʊbɪn/ noun 1. (biochem) the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin globin glo·bin (glō’bĭn) n. The protein that is a constituent of hemoglobin. Also called hematohiston.
/ˈɡləʊbɪʃ/ noun 1. a simplified version of English used by non-native speakers, consisting of the most common words and phrases only
noun A global police officer, esp a government or group of governments that seeks to order and pacify the world: No globocop, however powerful, can force implacable enemies to cry uncle [1990s+; probably based on robocop]