Global meaning

glōbəl
The definition of global is relating to the whole world, entirely or comprehensive.

An example of global is the condition of air on earth.

An example of global is a project in which every school in a state is participating.

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Of, relating to, or involving the entire earth; worldwide.

Global war; global monetary policies.

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Comprehensive; total.
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Having the shape of a globe; spherical.
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Round like a ball; globe-shaped.
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Of, relating to, or including the whole earth; worldwide.
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Complete or comprehensive.
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Pertaining to or including an entire file, database, etc.
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Pertaining to an entire file, database, volume, program or system.
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Spherical, ball-shaped.

In the center was a small, global mass.

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(not comparable) Of or relating to a globe or sphere.
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Concerning all parts of the world.

Pollution is a global problem.

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(not comparable, computing) Of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program.

Global variables keep support engineers employed.

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(computing) A globally scoped identifier.
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Of or relating to an entire program, document, or file.
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Being or having to do with a business, operation, system, etc. carried on or extending throughout all or much of the world.

A global company, global communications.

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Origin of global

  • From French global, from Old French globe

    From Wiktionary