DIMENSIONS: CONTEXT / Relationship
R E F E R E N C E S
Ambiance n [F ambiance, fr. ambiant ambient] [1889: a feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing: Atmosphere
1 Ambient adj [L ambient-, ambiens, prp. of ambiere to go around, fr. ambi- + ire to go -more at Issue] 1596: existing or present on all sides: Encompassing
2 Ambient n : an encomapssing atmosphere: Environment
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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