Definition of ambient adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ambient

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈæmbiənt//
     
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] (technology) relating to the surrounding area; on all sides ambient temperature/light/conditions
  2. 2(especially of music) creating a relaxed atmosphere a compilation of ambient electronic music soft ambient lighting
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