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am·bi·ent

 (ăm′bē-ənt)
adj.
1. Surrounding; encircling: ambient sound; ambient air.
2. Relating to or being instrumental or electronic music that has melody, gentle rhythm, and limited harmonic development and is intended to induce a relaxed mood.

[Latin ambiēns, ambient-, present participle of ambīre, to surround : amb-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + īre, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

ambient

(ˈæmbɪənt)
adj
1. of or relating to the immediate surroundings: the ambient temperature was 15°C.
2. creating a relaxing atmosphere: ambient music.
n
(Music, other) informal ambient music
[C16: from Latin ambiēns going round, from ambīre, from ambi- + īre to go]

am•bi•ent

(ˈæm bi ənt)

adj.
1. of the surrounding area or environment: the ambient temperature.
2. completely surrounding; encompassing: the ambient air.
[1590–1600; (< Middle French) < Latin ambient-, s. of ambiēns, present participle of ambīre to go around =amb- ambi- + īre to go]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ambient - completely envelopingambient - completely enveloping; "the ambient air"; "ambient sound"; "the ambient temperature"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"

ambient

adjective atmospheric, surrounding, background ambient sounds of children in the background
Translations
ambient

ambient

[ˈæmbɪənt]
A. ADJambiental
B. CPD ambient music Nmúsica f ambiental

ambient

[ˈæmbiənt] adj
[temperature] → ambiant(e)
(= surrounding) [light, sound] → ambiant(e); [music] → ambiant(e)
(musical style)ambiant inv, d'ambiance

ambient

adj (liter) airumgebend; ambient temperature (Tech) → Umgebungstemperatur f; ambient musicHintergrundmusik f

ambient

[ˈæmbɪənt] adjambiente inv
ambient temperature → temperatura ambiente
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