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Adjective: global  glow-bul
  1. Involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    "global war"; "global monetary policy";
    - planetary, world, worldwide, world-wide
  2. Having the shape of a sphere or ball
    "little global houses like mud-wasp nests";
    - ball-shaped, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical, globoid, globe-shaped, globate
  3. Spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    - worldwide, world-wide
  4. Of worldwide scope or applicability
    "an issue of global import";
    - cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical [archaic], general, universal, worldwide, world-wide
  5. (computing) of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program

See also: circular, comprehensive, intercontinental, international, round

Encyclopedia: Global