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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ambientem

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈæm.biː.ənt/, SAMPA: /"{m.bi:.@nt/

Adjective

ambient

  1. Encompassing on all sides; surrounding; encircling; enveloping.
    A cup of tea eventually cools to the ambient temperature.
    Ambient Intelligence” represents an intelligent environment of computing nodes.
  2. (music) Slow and peaceful; atmospheric.

Translations

Noun

Singular
ambient

Plural
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  1. Something that surrounds.
  2. (music) A type of modern music which incorporates elements of various musical styles, and creates a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.

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References

  • "ambient" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

ambient” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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