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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]

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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