What is ambient?

  • (adj): Completely enveloping.
    Example: "The ambient air"; "ambient sound"; "the ambient temperature"

Some articles on ambient:

Ambient Pressure
... The ambient pressure on an object is the pressure of the surrounding medium, such as a gas or liquid, which comes into contact with the object ... In underwater diving, ambient pressure diving is diving exposed to the water depth pressure, rather than in a pressure-excluding hard suit or submarine ... The ambient atmospheric pressure at sea level is not constant it varies with the weather, but averages around 100 kPa ...
Stephen Philips
... Stephen Philips is a world-renowned ambient drone musician who has releases on such major ambient labels as Hypnos, Blue Water Records, Gears of Sand, and his own record label, Dark Duck Records ... music since 1988 on his own label as well as other well-known indie ambient labels, and also collaborating with many other well-known ambient artists such as Austere, Rigel ...
Ambient - Other
... Ambient (novel), a novel by Jack Womack Ambient space, a mathematical concept Ambient media, in advertising Ambient lighting (disambiguation) Ambient Devices, a U.S ...
Leadwerks Engine - Features - Screen-Space Ambient Occlusion (real-time Ambient Maps)
... Screen Space Ambient Occlusion is a technique used to simulate real-time global illumination ... Leadwerks Engine also features real-time ambient maps ...
Chinese Ambient Music
... C-ambient is an abbreviation of Chinese ambient music, a loosely defined musical genre of the People's Republic of China ... coined by the Chinese media in order to distinguish Chinese ambient musicians from foreign musicians ... The origin of modern C-ambient is said to be pioneered by Chen Qigang, who wanted to create ambient music inspired by French artists particularly Jean Michel ...