HyperDic: greenhouse_emission

English > 1 sense of the expression greenhouse emission:
NOUNsubstancegreenhouse emission, greenhouse gasa gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
English > greenhouse emission: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation.
Synonymgreenhouse gas
Narrowercarbon dioxide, CO2, carbonic acid gasA heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances
chlorofluorocarbon, CFCA fluorocarbon with chlorine
hydrofluorocarbon, HFCA fluorocarbon emitted as a by-product of industrial manufacturing
perfluorocarbon, PFCA powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum
sulfur hexafluoride, sulphur hexafluorideA colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether
BroadergasA fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
Spanishgas de invernadero

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