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2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

global \glob"al\ adjective

1. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; as, global war; global monetary policy.

Syn: planetary, worldwide. [WordNet 1.5]

2. shaped like a globe; spherical.

Syn: ball-shaped, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical. [WordNet 1.5]

3. broad in scope or content; comprehensive. Opposite of {noncomprehensive}.

Syn: all-embracing, all-inclusive, across-the-board, blanket(prenominal), broad, complete, panoptic, wide. [WordNet 1.5]

4. (Computers) Accessible and effective throughout an entire computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; -- used of variables; as, global variable. Opposite of {local}. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: {global}, {planetary}, {world(a)}, {worldwide}, {world-wide}]

2: having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey [syn: {ball-shaped}, {global}, {globose}, {globular}, {orbicular}, {spheric}, {spherical}]

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