(used with a singular verb) a system of sound reproduction that uses a combination of channels and speakers to produce an effect of surrounding the listener with the sound.
(functioning as sing) the technique of reproducing and transmitting surround sound See surround sound
(of a single speech sound or cluster) shared phonetically by two contiguous syllables, as the single n -sound of any or the pl -cluster of grappling.
circumference; circuit. boundary; limit. a sphere of operation or influence; range; scope: the ambit of such an action. Contemporary Examples Whether they are in the ambit covered by Madoff’s alleged help to the SEC is not publicly known. Ruth’s Secret Stash Allan Dodds Frank March 14, 2009 They have come within the ambit of law […]
ambit/g language AMBIT for graphs. [“An Example of the Manipulation of Directed Graphs in the AMBIT/G Programming Language”, C. Christensen, in Interactive Systems for Experimental Applied Mathematics, M. Klerer et al, eds, Academic Press 1968, pp. 423-435]. (1994-12-08)
ambit/l language AMBIT for lists. A variant of AMBIT supporting list handling and pattern matching rules based on two-dimensional diagrams. [“An Introduction to AMBIT/L, A Diagrammatic Language for List Processing”, Carlos Christensen, Proc 2nd ACM Symp Symb and Alg Manip (Mar 1971)]. (1994-12-08)