the light surrounding an environment or subject, esp. in regard to photography and other art work; also called available light , existing light
ambient light is not that caused by illumination supplied by the photographer.
- Ambient temperature
noun the temperature of the surrounding environment; technically, the temperature of the air surrounding a power supply or cooling medium; abbreviated abm examples ambient room temperature ranges from 68 to 77 degrees fahrenheit. word origin based on ambient meaning ‘surrounding’ historical examples thus it probably was at the ambient temperature of the launch site. pushb-tton […]
- 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
- Ambiguous nucleus
ambiguous nucleus ambiguous nucleus n. a slender longitudinal column of motor neurons in the ventrolateral region of the medulla oblongata, whose efferent fibers leave with the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves and innervate the striated muscle fibers of the pharynx and the vocal cord muscles of the larynx.
- Ambiguous external genitalia
ambiguous external genitalia ambiguous external genitalia am·big·u·ous external genitalia (ām-bĭg’yōō-əs) n. external genitalia that physically do not appear to be either male or female in form.