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glass·house

 (glăs′hous′)
n.
1. See glasswork.
2. Chiefly British A greenhouse.
3. A place, position, or situation involving intense public scrutiny.

glasshouse

(ˈɡlɑːsˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Botany) Brit a glass building, esp a greenhouse, used for growing plants in protected or controlled conditions
2. (Military) obsolete informal chiefly Brit a military detention centre
3. (Ceramics) US another word for glassworks

glass•house

(ˈglæsˌhaʊs, ˈglɑs-)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz) Brit.
2. Slang. a military prison.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glasshouse - a building with glass walls and roofglasshouse - a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
hothouse, indoor garden, conservatory - a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
orangery - a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas

glasshouse

noun greenhouse, conservatory, hothouse This kind of plant needs to be grown in a glasshouse.
Translations

glasshouse

[ˈglɑːshaʊs] N (glasshouses (pl)) [ˈglɑːshaʊzɪz] (for plants) → invernadero m (Brit) (Mil) → cárcel f (militar)
see also glass B

glasshouse

[ˈglɑːshaʊs] nserre f

glasshouse

[ˈglɑːsˌhaʊs] n (for plants) → serra
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