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ambient

[′am·bē·ənt]
(engineering)
Surrounding; especially, of or pertaining to the environment about a flying aircraft or other body but undisturbed or unaffected by it, as in ambient air or ambient temperature.

ambient

Surrounding or pertaining to the immediate environment; for example, ambient temperature means prevailing temperature at that place.

ambient

Surrounding. For example, ambient temperature and humidity are atmospheric conditions that exist at the moment. See ambient lighting.
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Partial list of data tables and figures provided in this global ambient light sensors market report include:
We summarized ambient pollutant concentrations and examined associations between ambient particles and gases using models that accounted for correlation over time (PROC MIXED in SAS using an exponential covariance structure, whereby the covariance among two observations taken at times [t.
In other words, living with ambient intelligence will be an inviting idea only if those "intelligent" systems arc really as smart--and reliable--as they promise to be.
Ambient designs, develops, and markets Ambient Smart Grid equipment, technologies and services.
According to the report, one of the main factors driving demand for automotive ambient lighting is the enhanced comfort it offers to both drivers and passengers.
This condition can be checked by comparing the roll run-out at ambient temperature with that at normal operating temperatures.
It's the fourth in Virgin UK's best-selling series "A Short History of Ambient," which, ironically, has ridden the crest of the chill-out boom--ironically because isolationism breaks with all of ambient's feel-good premises.
It's a natural progression to smart grid technology and we're excited to be partnering with Ambient to bring new solutions to this market.
Joyce, President and CEO of Ambient said, "Adding a cloud-based version of the AmbientNMS provides our customers with the ability to quickly adopt our smart grid solutions and manage communications between their assets.
com/research/pb28wf/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System Industry" report to their offering.
Research is needed to understand relationships between PM components/attributes emitted from emission sources and the resulting ambient concentrations and human exposures.
In this case the hit was from the ambient house album Deep Forest (Celine Music Synsound/Epic), and the music had a very particular story to tell about technology's capacity to summon up voices from other places.