Origin of global
Examples from the Web for global
At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’
January 7, 2015
We face a lot of problems at this moment in our national and global history.In 2015, Let’s Try for More Compassion
January 4, 2015
As Puar further pointed out, this notion of a global gay identity is easily manipulated.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline
December 28, 2014
World peace, religious tolerance, and an end to global poverty, hunger, and disease.Santa Fails One More Time
P. J. O’Rourke
December 27, 2014
Christmas is unique in that it is a global holiday celebrated all over the world by humanity.A Field General in the War on Christmas
December 24, 2014
The world has entered the phase of global interdependencies.
These, by the way, are coming more into use in our global economy.
The interconnectivity of business and of markets creates the global economy.
We can affect some of its parameters, but not its global behavior.
In this article, we will describe a few of the global trends.After the Rain
- covering, influencing, or relating to the whole world
Word Origin and History for global
1670s, "spherical," from globe + -al (1). Meaning "worldwide, universal" is from 1892, from French. Global village first attested 1960, popularized, if not coined, by Canadian educator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980).
Postliterate man's electronic media contract the world to a village or tribe where everything happens to everyone at the same time: everyone knows about, and therefore participates in, everything that is happening the minute it happens. Television gives this quality of simultaneity to events in the global village. [Carpenter & McLuhan, "Explorations in Communication," 1960]
- Having the shape of a globe; spherical.
- Of or involving the entire earth; worldwide.
- Comprehensive; total.
- Of or relating to the eyeball.