Definitions of Ambient word
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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
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.
it’s like octavio paz talking about “form giving our lives meaning” or actress describing techno’s 4/4 as the heartbeat, and everything else outside of it as a humanity surrounding it. the form is the form. what do we do with it, how do we make it our own— (No Subject) (@SteamPoweredDM) Feb 05, 2018
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".
Synonyms for Ambient
noun Ambientsurroundings — 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 Ambientmoving — 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 Ambientincluding — 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 Ambientmotionless — 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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