ambient ambient  /ˈæm bi ənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) completely enveloping

Usage(s):

  1. Like ambient music, that will strike many as so much noodling for a niche market.
  2. Adam Curry lives for ambient noise.
  3. The ship begins refining its aim, studying the comets rotation and ambient dust.

News

  1. Angélica Negrón On Q2 Music's 'Spaces'

    The Puerto Rican-born composer draws from ambient music, found sound and visual art, as well as the classical-music tradition. Watch Negrón show off her vintage keyboards and music boxes in the latest edition of Q2 Music's video series Spaces .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Ambient Corporation Joins G3-PLC Alliance to Enhance PLC Communications and Offer Greater Choice to Utilities

    STOCKHOLM, and NEWTON, Mass., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ:AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable communications and applications platform, today announced that ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ambient Devices Announces Partnership with Hydro One

    Ambient Devices, the leading provider of displays and systems that deliver instant, effortless access to information at a glance, today announced the launch of a pilot program with Hydro One Networks Inc.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. When the band finally saw the film, they "liked [it] so much," Palahniuk explained, that "they've written the score, most of the ambient music throughout it. So it's Choke - with the music of Radiohead."
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Chuck Palahniuk Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "At Soundscapes we're going to do something sweet and acoustic; I think at Criminal Records we're going to do some crazy, ambient weird loopy stuff; at Rotate This we're going to be in the alley way trying to recreate the 'Where the Streets Have No...
    on May 4, 2010 By: Kevin Drew Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  3. "The Ambient Umbrella perfectly demonstrates Ambient's ability to embed the intelligence of the Internet in everyday objects," said Nicholas Negroponte (the MIT Media Lab Man), member of Ambient Devices' Board of Directors.
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Nicholas Negroponte Source: I4U

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