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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambient  \Am"bi*ent\,  a.  [L.  ambiens  p.  pr  of  ambire  to  go 
  around  amb-  +  ire  to  go.] 
  Encompassing  on  all  sides;  circumfused;  investing.  ``Ambient 
  air.''  --Milton.  ``Ambient  clouds.''  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambient  \Am"bi*ent\,  n. 
  Something  that  surrounds  or  invests;  as  air  .  .  .  being  a 
  perpetual  ambient.  --Sir  H.  Wotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ambient 
  adj  :  completely  enveloping;  "the  ambient  air";  "ambient  sound"; 
  "the  ambient  temperature" 




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