Talk:greenhouse cockpit

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greenhouse cockpit[edit]

A cockpit like a greenhouse. Also appears as "greenhouse-like cockpit", "greenhouse canopy", "'greenhouse' cockpit", "cockpit greenhouse", "greenhouse Plexiglass cockpit". Other glazed parts of an aircraft can also be deemed greenhouses, though the word is usually used attributively. DCDuring TALK 12:13, 15 May 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, delete.​—msh210 (talk) 16:37, 16 May 2011 (UTC)
A cockpit in which plants are grown? Keep unless greenhouse truly has another meaning. DAVilla 15:25, 2 June 2011 (UTC)
It just a metonymous attributive use of greenhouse. The attributes of a prototypical greenhouse would be invoked whenever greenhouse is used attributively. No dictionary could possibly be useful to a human who missed the specific attributes invoked. If we are serving extraterrestrials or those trying to develop natural-language processing capabilities in machines, this argument does not apply.
For humans, I think this contrasts with a more legitimate entry such as greenhouse gas, which has been used so commonly for so long that it is fraught with specific meaning beyond the original metonymy, even though it is not a set phrase. DCDuring TALK 18:00, 2 June 2011 (UTC)
Leaning towards the keep as the argument to delete the entry is not strong enough. Can you for example, have a 'greenhouse car' or a 'greenhouse living room'? --Mglovesfun (talk) 19:20, 3 June 2011 (UTC)
"greenhouse front" (mostly) and "greenhouse room" (sometimes) are also used with the relevant attribute/sense (glazing type). Greenhouse front comes up in describing a storefront or a mostly glazed wall of a house or other structure. DCDuring TALK 21:03, 3 June 2011 (UTC)
And "greenhouse wall". DCDuring TALK 21:12, 3 June 2011 (UTC)
Consistent use like this produces new senses. Keep.--Prosfilaes 07:07, 9 November 2011 (UTC)

kept -- Liliana 07:13, 9 November 2011 (UTC)