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glasshouse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gardening
glasshouseglass‧house /ˈɡlɑːshaʊs $ ˈɡlæs-/ noun [countable] British English  1 DLGa building made mainly of glass which is used for growing plants syn greenhouse2 the glasshouse
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glasshouseClear Span are Britain's most famous manufacturers and erectors of commercial aluminium glasshouses, floral halls and pool enclosures.One of the first examples of a curvilinear glasshouse, it stands as a reminder of bygone eras in Belfast's history.The same writer recommended giving glasshouse room to a few hedgehogs, ideal for keeping down woodlice.We can move glasshouses, power, light, heat and soil anywhere to produce them.Later generations gradually spread from the South to build new glasshouses on the Midland and Northern coalfields.The car had an extremely small glasshouse with a sharply raked wraparound windscreen and a minute roof.Plants were grown from seed in a 38-m long chamber in a ventilated glasshouse.Problem - the wonderful Victorian glasshouses were empty, no plants!
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