a thing that surrounds or invests as air being a perpetual ambient
- Encompassing on all edges circumfused investing
- totally enveloping
- Encompassing on all sides; circumfused; investing.
- something which surrounds or invests; since, air . . . being a perpetual ambient.
Surrounding, present on all sides; encompassing. As, the background sound is deafening, or the ambient light is blinding. From the Latin "ambire" indicating "to go around."
1590s, "surrounding, encircling," from Latin ambientem (nominative ambiens) "going round," present participle of ambire "going around," from amb- "around" (see ambi-) + ire "go" (see ion). The floor feeling of "revolving" generated "encircling, lying all around."
a suggested environment heat used to transport or even keep perishable meals.
all-around or surrounding.
(a.) Encompassing on all edges; circumfused; investing.
- (letter.) something which surrounds or invests; since, air . . . being a perpetual ambient.
Bridget's excellent diction was just loud enough to create an ambient echo which rather suited her careful English tones.