Meaning of AMBIENT in English

[ 'ambɪənt ]

■ adjective

1》 relating to the immediate surroundings of something.

2》 denoting a style of electronic instrumental music with no persistent beat, used to create a relaxed atmosphere.


C16: from Fr. ambiant or L. ~- , ambire 'go round'.

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