Origin of ambient
OTHER WORDS FROM ambientun·am·bi·ent, adjectiveun·am·bi·ent·ly, adverb
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How to use ambient in a sentence
There’s just a ton of business value in being able to run an engine efficiently and cleanly on a fuel that just sits in a glass at ambient conditions, which is what those alcohols do.ClearFlame Engine Technologies takes aim at cleaning up diesel engines|Kirsten Korosec|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
In addition to cooling ambient air, conventional AC units have to dedicate huge amounts of energy to dealing with this water vapor, which retains considerable heat and makes it feel much more uncomfortable.Air conditioning technology is the great missed opportunity in the fight against climate change|James Temple|September 1, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Some lights, such as the Vya Pro from Light and Motion or the Varia Smart Light from Garmin, automatically detect changes in ambient light and adjust intensity and flash rate accordingly.
In a city setting with more ambient light, you can get by with less.
Without nests or food, they brave the elements by huddling together on stable pack ice to maximize ambient heat and minimize exposure.
Lights will be ambient, allowing for the artwork to be spotlighted drawing specific attention to each unique piece.They’re Done With YouTube. Now Cats Storm the Art-World|Justin Jones|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her 2013 release Lua Ya offers a beguiling type of Korean ambient vocal music, unlike anything else I heard during the year.The Strangest and Most Surprising Recordings of 2013|Ted Gioia|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I love Kanye—I met him at a fashion show,” Testino could be heard cooing before the ambient party-noise washed over them.The Kardashian Hegemony: Mario and Kim Take Hollywood|Lloyd Grove|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The office is gloriously quiet, and always nice and cool, given the ambient Seattle climate and the orientation toward the north.
These are hard times, and there's a lot of ambient anger looking for a target.
Ambient, am′bi-ent, adj. going round: surrounding: investing.
Arjun drove the chariot fair, While his shafts like countless locusts whistled through the ambient air!Maha-bharata|Anonymous
Note that all animal life is cold-blooded, with a negligible difference between body and ambient temperatures.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Over the luncheon to which Tancred was presently summoned a foreboding hovered, ambient in the air.A Transient Guest|Edgar Saltus
The ambient fluid of the Winds is born, Air is born, invisible Element, felt yet unfeeling.The Masque of the Elements|Herman Scheffauer