global dimming

noun

a decrease in the amount of sunlight reaching the surface of the earth, believed to be caused by pollution in the atmosphere

Nearby words

  1. gloat,
  2. glob,
  3. global,
  4. global aphasia,
  5. global community,
  6. global economy,
  7. global positioning system,
  8. global product,
  9. global rule,
  10. global search

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