Meaning of AMBIENT in English


Pronunciation: ' am-b ē - ə nt

Function: adjective

Etymology: Latin ambient-, ambiens, present participle of ambire to go around, from ambi- + ire to go ― more at ISSUE

Date: 1596

: existing or present on all sides : ENCOMPASSING

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