Difference between Ambient and Environment

What is the difference between Ambient and Environment?

Ambient as a noun is something that surrounds. while Environment as a noun is the surroundings of, and influences on, a particular item of interest.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Encompassing on all sides; surrounding; encircling; enveloping. Slow and peaceful; atmospheric.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: Something that surrounds. A type of modern music which incorporates elements of various musical styles, and creates a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The surroundings of, and influences on, a particular item of interest.The natural world or ecosystem.All the elements over which a designer has no control and that affect a system or its inputs and outputs.A particular political or social setting, arena or condition.The software and/or hardware existing on any particular computer system.The environment of a function at a point during the execution of a program is the set of identifiers in the function's scope and their bindings at that point.

We hope you now know whether to use Ambient or Environment in your sentence.

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