[ US /ˈhɑtˌhaʊs/ ]
[ UK /hˈɒtha‍ʊs/ ]
  1. a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
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How To Use hothouse In A Sentence

  • They live in a small hothouse - filled with plants - that is supposed to simulate a rain forest.
  • Mould - breaking strategies grow initially like weeds. They are not cultivated like tomatoes in a hothouse.
  • Hothouse plants do not possess exuberant vitality.
  • It was a hothouse artistic environment to grow up in. Times, Sunday Times
  • But there is a danger also: a person reared in such a hothouse environment may wilt once he or she steps into the broader society. Christianity Today
  • But if you've never grown orchids before, you may wonder: Can you grow these hothouse beauties without a greenhouse?
  • The Irishman sitting between Scottie Brown and Kevin Thomson would positively hothouse the development of these two superb prospects, and Keane will have that effect on Celtic's youngsters.
  • The science and technology hothouse is built on land that was once part of RAF Martlesham Heath.
  • Careful, many of the miniatures sold at florists or checkouts around the country are hothouse plants that won't take any cold at all; make sure to ask.
  • The central glasshouse had two lean-to hothouses, one dry for cacti, the other humid for tropical plants.
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