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ambient - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Encompassing on all sides; circumfused; investing.
  2. 2. Something that surrounds or invests; as, air . . . being a perpetual ambient.
  3. 3. Encompassing.

ambient - examples of usage

  1. The most splendid art works adorned the ambient." - "Roman Holidays and Others", W. D. Howells.
  2. The virtuous Varvara is an extremely characteristic type, with a subtle psychology, carefully worked out; her honesty and goodness form an indispensable contrast to the ambient horrors. - "Contemporary Russian Novelists", Serge Persky.
  3. The soft monotonous throb of tom- toms came beating through the ambient air like a pulse of teeming life; and when he left her at her sister's door the purple darkness of an Eastern night had curtained off the sea. - "Jan and Her Job", L. Allen Harker.
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