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adjective as in circulating

adjective as in encompassing

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noun as in ambience

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noun as in climate

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noun as in milieu

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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.

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.

In a city setting with more ambient light, you can get by with less.

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.

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.

Her 2013 release Lua Ya offers a beguiling type of Korean ambient vocal music, unlike anything else I heard during the year.

“I love Kanye—I met him at a fashion show,” Testino could be heard cooing before the ambient party-noise washed over them.

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!

Note that all animal life is cold-blooded, with a negligible difference between body and ambient temperatures.

Over the luncheon to which Tancred was presently summoned a foreboding hovered, ambient in the air.

The ambient fluid of the Winds is born, Air is born, invisible Element, felt yet unfeeling.


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On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ambient, such as: circling, moving, rotating, circulatory, current, and diffusive.

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