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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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Growing consumer preference for sophisticated lighting in home decor and escalated interest in interior designing has provided abundant scope for the growth of ambient lighting market in the residential and commercial sector.
'For instance, Chicago-based Alinea restaurant uses burning cinnamon sticks and branches of fresh rosemary as an ambient scent; Cleveland-based Vita Urbana uses the smell of burned bay leaves and heated cilantro as an ambient scent, even though the chef does not put cilantro into the dishes.'
The team behind the new Ambient Mode also saw to it that people with busy lifestyles can benefit from the feature.
Under the prevailing national ambient air quality guidelines, the range of 0-50 micrograms per cubic meter of PM 10 is classified as good air quality, the range from 51-150 micrograms per cubic meter of PM 10 is fair while the range from 151-300 micrograms per cubic meters is unhealthy.
Scope of study and data limitations: The scope of the present research was collection of the baseline air pollution data for comparison with National Environmental Quality Standards (NEQS) to assess the air pollution level along the road side at various sampling sites.The ambient air quality of each site was monitored for seven parameters including PM10,O2, CO, Cl2, NO2, SO2 and total oxidants.The meteorological parameters included temperature, Relative Humidity and wind speed.
In conjunction, Ambient Water CEO Keith White will be part of a panel at the ASEAN Mayors and Makassar Investment Forum called "SMART CITY in Makassar, Making it Work!" on 8 September from 13:30-15:00 Central Indonesian Time.
Following the transaction, Ambient will be merged into the buyer's Global Services organisation, which operates in 180 countries and employs 64,000 people globally.
The optical spectra are recorded for applied experimental conditions such as arc currents 50,70, and 90 A and ambient pressures 100,300, and 500 torr with C[H.sub.4] as feedstock and background gas.
Ambient designs, develops and sells the Ambient smart grid communications and applications platform.
Under the contract, Ambient will provide application and communications for commercial and industrial customers of the utility.
KM Packaging Services has achieved a major breakthrough in packaging for ambient ready meals containing uncooked meat, vegetables and sauces.