Thursday, 22 March 2012

word of the day:part twenty-four | ambient


am·bi·ent [ˈæmbɪənt]

1. Surrounding; encircling: ambient sound; ambient air.
2. of or relating to the immediate surroundings; the ambient temperature was 15°C
3. creating a relaxing atmosphere

[Latin ambins, ambient-, present participle of ambre, to surround : amb-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + re, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

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