Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Ambient (Page: 46)

Am"bi*ent (#), a. [L. ambiens, p. pr. of ambire to go around; amb- + ire to go.] Encompassing on all sides; circumfused; investing. Ambient air." Milton. Ambient clouds." Pope.


Ambient (Page: 46)

Am"bi*ent, n. Something that surrounds or invests; as, air . . . being a perpetual ambient. Sir H. Wotton.