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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.
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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
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glass•house

(ˈglæsˌhaʊs, ˈglɑs-)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz) Brit.
2. Slang. a military prison.
[1350–1400]
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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
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glasshouse

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

glasshouse

[ˈglɑːshaʊs] N (glasshouses (pl)) [ˈglɑːshaʊzɪz] (for plants) → invernadero m (Brit) (Mil) → cárcel f (militar)
see also glass B
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

glasshouse

[ˈglɑːshaʊs] nserre f
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glasshouse

[ˈglɑːsˌhaʊs] n (for plants) → serra
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Henzill's glasshouse; and that the box was marked I.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, 'The Secret Garden' illuminated trail, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 5.30-8pm.
David Chamberlain, Tesco's strawberry buyer, said: ``Experts at JH Jones create near-perfect growing conditions in glasshouses while maintaining an environment as close to nature as possible.
THE Triumph Art Society is holding its spring exhibition at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses at Edgbaston from today until Friday, May 31.
Friday, November 25 Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, 'The Secret Garden' illuminated trail, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 5.30-8pm (For nine selected nights
Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Open Air Theatre - The Merry Wives of Windsor, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 7.30pm Thursday, August 11 Sutton Coldfield Horticultural Society, Barry Harber - The Dry Garden, Fellowship Hall, South Parade, Sutton Coldfield, 7.30pm.
Proceeds to All Saints' Church and the village hall.For details, telephone 01827 373219Tuesday, August 2 Hall Green and District Amateur Gardeners' Society, Linda Smith - 'Bog Gardens', Baptist Church, Stratford Road, Hall Green, 7.30pm Wednesday, August 3 Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, An Evening Walk - Behind the Scenes, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 7.30pm.
Saturday, November 22 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Fun Fir Christmas, Workshop, The Study Centre, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.Sunday, November 23 The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Friends' Craft Fair and Carols, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10am.
Sunday, October 26 The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Friends' Christmas Market, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10am.
Sunday, September 28 The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, The Cyclamen Society autumn show and lectures, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 11am.
Saturday, September 20 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Biodiversity: Conserving the Natural World, Workshop, The Study Centre Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am.
Saturday, September 13 Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, Papermaking Portfolio, Workshop, The Study Centre Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, 10.30am