What does Ambient mean?

Ambient meaning in General Dictionary

a thing that surrounds or invests as air being a perpetual ambient

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  • 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.

Ambient meaning in Medical Dictionary

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."


Ambient meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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."


Ambient meaning in Cooking Dictionary

a suggested environment heat used to transport or even keep perishable meals.


Ambient meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

all-around or surrounding.


Ambient meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Encompassing on all edges; circumfused; investing.

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  • (letter.) something which surrounds or invests; since, air . . . being a perpetual ambient.

Sentence Examples with the word Ambient

Bridget's excellent diction was just loud enough to create an ambient echo which rather suited her careful English tones.

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