Definitions of greenhouse

  1. a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A conservatory or glasshouse for the protection or cultivation of tender flowers and plants. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A house to shelter tender plants from the cold weather. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. A building covered with glass, for tender plants. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. A house, built mostly of framework filled with glass, in which tender plants are reared. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for greenhouse

  1. Then they drove the car over to the greenhouse but all was quiet and deserted there. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine
  2. Tonight, I propose a new clean air fund to help communities reduce greenhouse and other pollutions, and tax incentives and investment to spur clean energy technologies. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various