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Definition of the noun surroundings

What does surroundings mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the environmental condition
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of surroundings: milieu
    • more generic word: environment = the totality of surrounding conditions
  2. the area in which something exists or lives

Alternative definition of the noun surroundings

noun

  1. the area surrounding someone or something, together with the objects and circumstances in the vicinity; the environment or ambiance
  2. [physics] All parts of the universe that are not within the thermodynamic system of interest.

Music

  1. "Surroundings" is a musical single of Break.
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  2. "Surroundings" is a musical album of Talkingmakesnosense.
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Writings

"Surroundings" is a book by Norman MacCaig.

Miscellanea

Surroundings are the area around a given physical or geographical point or place. The exact definition depends on the field. Surroundings can also be used in geography and mathematics, as well as philosophy, with the literal or metaphorically extended definition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Surroundings

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Google previewFundamentals of Equilibrium and Steady-State Thermodynamics (2000)

by N.W. Tschoegl

A system which exchanges both matter and energy with its surroundings is an open system. The boundary of an open system is non- restrictive with ...

Google previewJournal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (1907)

The simplest assumption which can be made for the amount of heat lost by radiation from a surface element S which is at a temperature f above its surroundings is that the loss per second is h.l.S., where // is the radiation constant , or exterior ...

Google previewJournal (1907)

The simplest assumption which can be made for the amount of heat lost by radiation from a surface element S which is at a temperature t° above its surroundings is that the loss per second is h.t.S., where h is the radiation constant , or exterior ...

Google previewProceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (1907)

The simplest assumption which can be made for the amount of heat lost by radiation from a surface element S which is at a temperature f above its surroundings is that the loss per second is h.t.S., where h is the radiation constant , or exterior ...

Google previewThe Irrigation Age (1898)

Admitting this fact, then, we must also admit that whatever tends to beautify and brighten- a child's surroundings is a strong factor for good. Those of us who attended public school in a cheerless barn-like building with nothing about it either ...

Google previewEthics of Nature (1999)

A Map by Angelika Krebs

While the longing for familiar surroundings is a fairly basic one, one we share .with many animals, the way nature contributes to human identity is a more complex matter, frequently mediated ...

Google previewBrain Energetics and Neuronal Activity (2004)

Applications to FMRI and Medicine by Robert G. Shulman, Douglas L. Rothman

The second simplifying property that allows reliable information about the nuclei's surroundings is that NMR phenomena, in contrast to most spectroscopic methods , take place in the ground electronic state, and thereby provide a ...

Google previewOn the Contrary (1983)

Essays by Men and Women by Martha Rainbolt, Janet Fleetwood

The other mirror in which we see ourselves and our surroundings is the image projected by our companions, friends, and lovers. We see a different world through the eyes of our friends.

Google previewMilton's Uncertain Eden (2013)

Understanding Place in Paradise Lost by Andrew Mattison

Imagining the surroundings is an inherently doubtful enterprise, for where they begin and end and what relationship there is between the immediate and the distant are questions beyond the capacities of human imagination. As the distance of ...

Google previewDictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance (2013)

by Richard E. Saunier, Richard Albert Meganck

The surroundings that living things live in. This includes inorganic and organic matter. • Any surrounding habitable or non-habitable by living things. • The amount of factors such as climate, vegetation, soils, etc. that are around. • In a broad ...

Google previewDictionary Of The Social Sciences (1996)

by Hugo F. Reading

total surroundings of an individual. environmental a. environment, abiotic the non-living environment. environment, artificial an environment created for an organism for experimental purposes. environment, behavioural that part of the ...

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

Geographic Constants and Variables Among physical features of man's surroundings, three, namely, location, land forms, and water bodies, may be regarded as relatively constant. Location of a place in relation to the poles and the equator, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, , 6 Volume Set (2017)

by Zerong Wang

Surr Surr dS > where we, is the amount of work that is performed by the surroundings on the system. If T., -Tun =T=const, then Equation 90 can be rearranged to give dU – TaS – Suj, 30 (91) ex – This is equivalent to the following : dA s ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

Surface forces: In contrast to body forces, surface forces act on a fluid by its surroundings through physical contact at the surface. They depend on the extent of the surface area at which the forces act. Forces due to molecular interactions are ...

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Quotes about Surroundings

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings. (Okakura Kakuzo)
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Scrabble value of S1U1R1R1O1U1N1D2I1N1G2S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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