the temperature of the surrounding environment; technically, the temperature of the air surrounding a power supply or cooling medium; abbreviated ABM
Ambient room temperature ranges from 68 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit.
based on ambient meaning ‘surrounding’
Thus it probably was at the ambient temperature of the launch site.
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- Ambient noise
noun the level of the total noise in an area Contemporary Examples They block out all ambient noise and turn your seat into an oasis of silence. How to Make Your Trip Run Smoothly Jolie Hunt December 31, 2010
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention: to speak with ambiguity; an ambiguity of manner. an unclear, indefinite, or equivocal word, expression, meaning, etc.: a contract free of ambiguities; the ambiguities of modern poetry. Contemporary Examples It left at least some ambiguity regarding the siege Israel has clamped on Gaza since 2007. Israel and Hamas […]
open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal: an ambiguous answer. Linguistics. (of an expression) exhibiting constructional homonymity; having two or more structural descriptions, as the sequence Flying planes can be dangerous. of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend, distinguish, or classify: a rock of ambiguous character. lacking clearness or definiteness; obscure; […]