What Is The Ambient Meaning?

noun. Definition of ambient (Entry 2 of 2) 1 : an encompassing atmosphere : environment. 2 : music intended to serve as an unobtrusive accompaniment to other activities (as in a public place) and characterized especially by quiet and repetitive instrumental melodies.


US Pronunciation US IPA UK Pronunciation UK IPA [am-bee-uh nt] /ˈæm bi ənt/ /ˈæm.bi.ənt/
[am-bee-uh nt] /ˈæm bi ənt/

Definitions of Ambient word

adjective Ambient The Ambient temperature is the temperature of the air above the ground in a particular place. 3 adjective Ambient Ambient sound or light is the sound or light which is all around you. 3 adjective Ambient of or relating to the immediate surroundings 3 adjective Ambient creating a relaxing atmosphere 3 noun Ambient Ambient music 3 adjective Ambient surrounding; on all sides 3

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Origin of Ambient

First appearance: before 1590

One of the 37% oldest English words

1590-1600; (< Middle French) < Latin Ambient- (stem of ambiēns, present participle of ambīre “to go around”), equivalent to amb- ambi- + -i- go + -ent- -ent

Parts of speech for Ambient

Ambient popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.

Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for Ambient

noun Ambient

surroundings — something that surrounds. atmosphere — A planet's atmosphere is the layer of air or other gases around it. climate — The climate of a place is the general weather conditions that are typical of it. medium — a middle state or condition; mean. mood — Grammar. a set of categories for which the verb is inflected in many languages, and that is typically used to indicate the syntactic relation of the clause in which the verb occurs to other clauses in the sentence, or the attitude of the speaker toward what he or she is saying, as certainty or uncertainty, wish or command, emphasis or hesitancy. a set of syntactic devices in some languages that is similar to this set in function or meaning, involving the use of auxiliary words, as can, may, might. any of the categories of these sets: the Latin indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.

adj Ambient

moving — capable of or having movement: a moving object. current — A current is a steady and continuous flowing movement of some of the water in a river, lake, or sea. fluid — a substance, as a liquid or gas, that is capable of flowing and that changes its shape at a steady rate when acted upon by a force tending to change its shape. rotating — to cause to turn around an axis or center point; revolve. circling — a closed plane curve consisting of all points at a given distance from a point within it called the center. Equation: x 2 + y 2 = r 2 .

adjective Ambient

including — to contain, as a whole does parts or any part or element: The package includes the computer, program, disks, and a manual.

Antonyms for Ambient

adj Ambient

motionless — without motion: a motionless statue. stationary — standing still; not moving. still — remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still.

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