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Another word for ambiance

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Noun
  1. A general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
      2. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
      3. The act or an instance of smelling:
      1. A particular state of mind or emotion:
      2. A pervading impression of an observer:
      3. An instance or spell of sulking or angry behavior:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. To perceive through the sense of touch:
      2. To perceive as a physical sensation:
      3. To touch:
      1. An invisible emanation or field of energy believed to radiate from a person or object.
      2. A distinctive but intangible quality that seems to surround a person or thing; an atmosphere:
      3. A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
      1. The gaseous mass or envelope surrounding a celestial body, especially the one surrounding the earth, and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field.
      2. The air or climate in a specific place.
      3. A unit of pressure equal to the air pressure at sea level. It equals the amount of pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 millimeters high at 0 degrees Celsius under standard gravity, or 14.7 pounds per square inch (1.01325 × 105 pascals).
      1. A colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen (approximately 78 percent) and oxygen (approximately 21 percent) with lesser amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, neon, helium, and other gases.
      2. This mixture with varying amounts of moisture and particulate matter, enveloping the earth; the atmosphere.
      3. The sky; the firmament.
    See also:

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  2. The totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. The external objects, conditions, and circumstances that affect existence and development; the environment.
      1. An environment or a setting.
      1. Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
      2. An intervening substance through which something else is transmitted or carried on.
      3. An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred:
      1. The totality of the natural world, often excluding humans:
      2. A subset of the natural world; an ecosystem:
      3. The combination of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, behavior, and survival of organisms:
      1. The meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region.
      2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
      3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
      1. The gaseous mass or envelope surrounding a celestial body, especially the one surrounding the earth, and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field.
      2. The air or climate in a specific place.
      3. A unit of pressure equal to the air pressure at sea level. It equals the amount of pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 millimeters high at 0 degrees Celsius under standard gravity, or 14.7 pounds per square inch (1.01325 × 105 pascals).