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globalization the process or idea of the world becoming more like that of a single nation with one shared economy and culture rather than separate, distinct countries.
global positioning device a navigational device, usu. hand-held or installed in a vehicle, that uses the Global Positioning System, a global satellite positioning system, or other similar means to determine one's exact location.
Global Positioning System a public satellite navigation system designed and controlled by the U.S. Department of Defense that provides an accurate global time reference and is used to determine a precise location on Earth.
global village the world considered as a single community, made so by modern air travel, mass media, and the like.
global warming an increase in global temperatures believed to be caused in part by the greenhouse effect.
globe the earth (usu. prec. by the). [6 definitions]
globefish any of various fishes that have or are capable of assuming a spherical, globular shape, such as the ocean sunfish and the puffer.
globetrotter someone who travels often and has been to many parts of the world.
globoid shaped approximately like a globe; globular. [2 definitions]
globose shaped like a globe; globular; globoid.
globular in the shape of a globe or globule; spherical. [3 definitions]
globule a very small drop, ball, or spherical mass.
globulin in many plant and animal tissues, any of a number of simple proteins that will dissolve in a weak solution of salt and water, though not in water alone, and will coagulate when heat is applied.
glockenspiel a percussion instrument composed of a set of graduated metal bars, mounted in a lyre-shaped frame, that are struck with hammers.
glögg a hot Swedish punch made of red wine, sherry, brandy, sugar, and spices, garnished with orange peel, almonds, and raisins.
glomerate formed into a tight, rounded mass.
gloom lack of light; darkness or dimness. [5 definitions]
gloomy dim or dark; dreary or dismal. [3 definitions]
glop (informal) any messy, gooey, sticky substance, thick liquid, or the like.
glorification the act of glorifying, or the state of being glorified. [2 definitions]
glorify to give great praise, honor, or glory to, esp. in worship; exalt; extol. [3 definitions]