Definition of Ambiance

1. Noun. A particular environment or surrounding influence. "There was an atmosphere of excitement"

Exact synonyms: Ambience, Atmosphere
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Specialized synonyms: Genius Loci, Gloom, Gloominess, Glumness, Miasm, Miasma, Feel, Feeling, Flavor, Flavour, Look, Smell, Spirit, Tone
Derivative terms: Ambient



2. Noun. The atmosphere of an environment.
Exact synonyms: Ambience
Generic synonyms: Environment, Environs, Surround, Surroundings

Definition of Ambiance

1. Noun. A particular mood or atmosphere of an environment or surrounding influence. ¹

2. Noun. (computer graphics 3D models) A secondary color of a polygon that becomes more pronounced with shading. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ambiance

1. ambience [n -S] - See also: ambience

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ambiance

amberies
amberina
amberinas
ambering
amberite
amberites
amberjack
amberjacks
amberlike
amberoid
amberoids
amberous
ambers
ambery
ambi-
ambiance (current term)
ambiances
ambident
ambident anion
ambident ligand
ambidexter
ambidexterities
ambidexterity
ambidexterous
ambidexters
ambidextral
ambidextrism
ambidextrously
ambidextrousness

Literary usage of Ambiance

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1. Constant's New Babylon: The Hyper-architecture of Desire by Mark Wigley (1998)
"The first of these concerned the concept ‘situation construite' and reads as follows: ‘Moment de Ia vie, concrétise d'une ambiance unitaire et d'un jeu ..."

2. Bolivia Adventure Guide by Vivien Lougheed (2003)
"Rosicler Restaurant, Santa Clara Hostal, Calle Ayacucho #43, -a 622- 5270, offers excellent service, international food, pleasant ambiance and a welcoming ..."

3. Toronto by Jennifer McMorran, Alain Rondeau (2002)
"The ambiance here is casual and laid back, the food is good and the price is right. Pony 0 488 College St. •0923-7665 Soft lighting, crisp white tiles, ..."

4. Vancouver and Victoria by Ulysses Travel Edito Staff (2003)
"Warm, friendly ambiance. Monk McQueens $$$-$$$$ 601 Stamps Landing •0877-1351 This restaurant overlooks the inlet and has the decor of a small sailing club. ..."

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