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Definition of the noun ambience
What does ambience mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ambiences
- a particular environment or surrounding influence
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of ambience: ambiance / atmosphere
- more generic words: condition / status = a state at a particular time
- more specific terms:
- genius loci = the special atmosphere of a place
- gloominess / glumness / gloom = an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
- miasma / miasm = an unwholesome atmosphere
- feeling / flavour / flavor / spirit / smell / feel / look / tone = the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
- the atmosphere of an environment
- "Ambience" is The Lambrettas' second album. Unlike their first album Beat Boys In The Jet Age it was never a success. The band had tried to move on from their Mod sound but failed to attract a wider audience. The album includes singles "Good Times" and "Decent Town".
- genre: Mod revival
- released in (34 years ago)
- "ambience" is a cataloged instance, composition.
- "Ambience" is a musical single of Aina More.
- "Ambience" is a musical album of B. Greg Colburn Jr..
- "Ambience" is a musical EP of SIENNÁ.
Ambience: In filmmaking, ambience consists of the sounds of a given location or space. It is the opposite of "silence." This term is often confused with presence.
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Rendering with mental ray® (2013)
by Thomas Driemeyer
ambience is a multiplier for the ambient color. The idea is that ambient and diffuse color can be derived from the same subshader result (a texture mapper, for example) and the ambient brightness can be reduced to avoid losing the effect of ...
by Bruce Warren
High ambience means the surtoundings contain highly reflective or light-colored surfaces: more reflected environmental light will reach the shadows, producing lower contrast. Low ambience means datk-colored surtoundings producing less ...
Textiles Technology (2001)
by Alex McArthur, Carolyn Etchells, Tristram Shepard
Interior Spaces Ambience is the total effect achieved by everything on the ship, including the furnishings and fittings and uniforms. Harmony is achieved when all the different parts adapt well to each other to create ...
Tales from the Yoga Studio (2010)
A Novel by Rain Mitchell
The corporate ambience is a little off- ...
A Practical Guide for Home and Studio by Steve Savage
In contrast, many orchestral recordings are made primarily using microphones at some distance from the orchestra, and the room ambience is a major portion of the sound that is captured along with the direct sound from the instruments.
by Seth Kim-Cohen
Ambience is an artistic mode of passivity. Its politics, that is, the kind of relation it fosters with the world in which it exists, is content to let other events and entities wash over it, unperturbed. Ambience offers no resistance. However, it is not viable ...
by Tomlinson Holman
Ambience is a separately built soundtrack, selected by sound-effects editors. Ambience is artificial presence in the sense that it provides a “space” that wasn't there during shooting. Ambience most typically consists of more or less continuous ...
France Bed and Breakfast (2001)
by Hunter Publishing
The ambience is that of a dinner party in the home of a friend.
Cities of Words (2005)
Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life by Stanley Cavell
ambience is that no one in it spoke for philosophy. The only contemporary American philosopher with the charisma to compete with these cultural icons was John Dewey, and it is no easier to imagine a conversation around that Algonquin ...
The Poetics of Rock (2001)
Cutting Tracks, Making Records by Albin J. Zak III
AMBIENCE Multiple echoes produced by sound reflecting randomly off of surfaces in an enclosed space accumulate to form an aural image known as ambience, or reverb. While echo is a literal replication, ambience is the acoustic context of ...
by Eric Michael Mazur
With various supernatural events, stigmata, and other mystical appearances, the film provides a strong mystical ambience and a mystical biography of the spiritual educations of both characters; its attempt to provide a mystical experience is ...
by Mark Hinchman
ambience. lighting. or. ambient. lighting. bouillotte shade / box spring bowtell or boutell A round. Alhambra A citadel and palace, a masterpiece of 13th— century Spanish—Moslem art, near Granada in Spain, be— gun in 1248 and enlarged in ...
Dictionary of Psychotherapy (2014)
by Sue Walrond-Skinner
describes ambience as the provision of the aura of a healing temple . Privacy, structure, consistency and appropriate material circumstances allcontribute to the provision of a setting which is conducive to the execution of the ...
by Tony Thorne
vibevibe n ambience, atmosphere, mood, the latest news. A shortening ofvibrations popular in the hippy era, vibe was ...
Volume 14 - Productivity and Software Maintenance: A Managerial Perspective to Relative Addressing by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
The cultural ambience of the organization in which the project is being designed and ...
by Moshe Moshkovitz
AM see amplitude modulation ambience Audio background noise typical to a certain environment, sometimes referred to as “room tone.” Usually a mixture of sounds and reverberations. Ambience is characteristic to every room, hall, studio or ...
by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner
ambience, n. Add: 2. Audio. The acoustic quality of a particular environment, as reproduced in a recording; spec. a sense of ...
by Frank Hoffmann
AMBIENCE). In sound recording, the environment in the recording studio or hall, and likewise the acoustic conditions in the playback room. Ambiance, in contrast to ambient sounds, may be incorporated (intentionally or not) in the recorded ...
by A & C Black Publishers Ltd
consul, embassy ambienceambience /mbiəns/ noun the character and atmosphere surrounding a place The new landlord has given the pub afriendly ambience. '...come and enjoy the ...
by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang
also altarpiece although although although alumnis alusion aluvial alwasy alwyas amatuer amature ambiance ambiant ambience Amercia amendmant amke amking ammass ammend ammended ammendment ammenity ammount amonst ...
by Mary Varchaver, Frank Ledlie Moore
Even the lowliest diner has its particular ambience. ambuscade (ahm-büs-KAHD) [French, from Portuguese] An ambush.
altostratus ambience anemometer ambience A feature of the environment that is 12 Geography: Page ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3I1E1N1C3E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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