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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ But she establishes her ambiance well: This Mississippi heat is as thick and threatening as Bubba breath.
▪ Hardy sprinkles little gold flakes that simultaneously float atop this buzz-maker and match the spectacular, cavernous Art Deco ambiance.
▪ Textured seats and colourful woven floor matting add to the hot tropical ambiance.
▪ The ambiance is celebratory and relaxed; the clients, a little sleepy-eyed and very mellow.
▪ The bright light and garden sunroom ambiance are as delightful as ever.
▪ This ambiance is revealing, for in its heart of hearts the Alumni Club feels threatened.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1923, a reborrowing of the French form of ambience, used in art writing as a term meaning "atmospheric effect of an arrangement" (see ambient).


n. 1 A particular mood or atmosphere of an environment or surrounding influence. 2 (context computer graphics 3D models English) A secondary color of a polygon that becomes more pronounced with shading.

  1. n. a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement" [syn: atmosphere, ambience]

  2. the atmosphere of an environment [syn: ambience]

Ambiancé (film)

Ambiancé is an upcoming experimental film that is directed by the Swedish director Anders Weberg. The film has a projected release date of 13 December 2020 and will have a running time of 720 hours, or 30 days, and will be screened globally. Once the film's initial screening is completed Weberg will destroy the only existent copy of the entire movie, which he says will make it "the longest film made that doesn’t exist". He has also stated that this will be his final film.

Usage examples of "ambiance".

How was she supposed to know that every firefighter in Boise loved to ride his motorcycle there on a Sunday afternoon for the ambiance?

The food in the theme restaurants, as if determined to maintain the ambiance, was badly prepared, overpriced, and served in the tackiest of surroundings by surly waiters who spent their inebriated off-time proclaiming their eternal hatred of tourists.

To the layman, the laid-back ambiance of the little town of Enterprise might seem something like Mayberry, where Sheriff Andy Taylor and Deputy Barney Fife protected citizens.

Broken Top is a very exclusive country club with a wonderful ambiance, and it should have been a pleasant evening.

Casey found the ambiance quite romantic and had to know what they were called.

Obviously, he had bought the flowers with her in mind--no doubt as ambiance in some grand seduction scene.

On the other side of the patio were a cluster of guest cottages that had all the ambiance of a motel.

His gaze, ordinarily dull to stupid, becomes piercing, darkens, gives an intimation of directionless hatred: theatrical ambiance in the passages, dungeons, and shafts beneath the Gothic Church of the Trinity.

A psychic ambiance was just that, a recorded vision a waking dream capable of being transferred to recipients in the focal area.

The pace was relaxed, and the whole ambiance so far away from what she ever imagined being on a spaceship to be like - let alone an alien spaceship - that Nettie found herself leaning back against the cushions and letting her mind drift.

They made him their mascot and dressed him in tiny Dartmouth sweaters and warmups, and when Marc was otherwise occupied they toted him around the campus, letting him sop up the Ivy League ambiance and audit every kind of class from algorithm analysis to French Symbolist poetry.

And I admit - quite without modesty - that it succeeds in having a certain ambiance.