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am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ent),
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the immediate environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]

ambient

[am′bē·ənt]
Etymology: L, ambire, on both sides
pertaining to the surrounding area or atmosphere, usually a defined area such as a room or another large enclosed space.

am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ĕnt)
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]

ambient

surrounding, prevailing. The term is used most often in connection with temperature levels during experiments.

Ambient

Surrounding.
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One section of this report focuses on development trend of ambient light sensors market for 2015-2020 covering data and information for this duration on capacity and production overview, production market share analysis, sales overview, supply, sales, and shortage, import, export and consumption as well as cost, price, revenue and gross margin of ambient light sensors 2015-2020.
2] samples as discussed by Kinney and Thurston (1993) using collocated ambient measurements for samples with values greater than the field LOD.
It was subsequently shifted onto ambient (service) temperatures of interest.
Moran suggests a use for sensors at home that might catch on: Embedding sensors in the floors and walls so that parents can keep track of kids and keep them away from places like the pool or the liquor cabinet (in this relatively low-tech version of ambient intelligence, the children would carry electronic cards to make tracking easy).
Compared with plants grown at ambient ultraviolet levels, all three suffered reductions in photosynthetic capacity of 50 to 10 percent.
Joyce, president and chief executive officer of Ambient, said, "This partnership brings together Itron's core consumer and commercial AMI technologies with Ambient's high-capacity communications network for a complete 'utility to the home' smart grid solution.
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They conclude that any reduction in ambient ozone levels, such as through transportation planning in urban areas, could be expected to yield important benefits to public health, even in areas that already meet current regulatory standards.
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Bel and Ambient have design engineers dedicated to identifying, developing, and ultimately manufacturing optimized solutions for Ambient's utility clients.
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