What does ambiance mean?

Definitions for ambiance
ˈæm bi əns; Fr. ɑ̃ˈbyɑ̃s; -bi ən sɪz; Fr. -ˈbyɑ̃sam·biance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atmosphere, ambiance, ambiencenoun

    a particular environment or surrounding influence

    "there was an atmosphere of excitement"

  2. ambiance, ambiencenoun

    the atmosphere of an environment


  1. ambiancenoun

    A particular mood or atmosphere of an environment or surrounding influence.

  2. ambiancenoun

    A secondary color of a polygon that becomes more pronounced with shading.

  3. Etymology: From ambiance


  1. Ambiancé

    Ambiancé was an experimental film directed by Swedish director Anders Weberg. The film was expected to have a running time of 720 hours (or 30 days) and initially had a projected release date of 31 December 2020. Once the film's initial screening was completed, Weberg would destroy the only existent copy of the entire movie, which he said made it "the longest film made that doesn't exist". He has also stated that this was his final film. It would have been the second longest film ever made after Logistics.


  1. ambiance

    Ambiance, also spelled as "ambience", refers to the character or atmosphere of a place or the quality it seems to have. It's the mood or feeling that a particular environment or surroundings evoke in individuals. These feelings can be influenced by various factors such as decor, lighting, noise, temperature among others. It is often used in contexts like restaurants, events or even art to describe the overall sensory impact.

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  1. Ambiance

    Ambiance vs. Ambience -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Ambiance and Ambience.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambiance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambiance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ambiance in a Sentence

  1. Population Modeler Dr Deborah Pardo:

    We had no words to describe the beauty, scale, sounds, colors, shapes of the icebergs we saw and the ambiance we felt.

  2. Elizabeth Hart:

    The sounds are ever-evolving, repetition and melodies are left aside to give space for free form landscapes. There is a lot happening on the low end, a network of variations that keep shifting and shaping the ambiance.

  3. Le Nechet:

    Really good cocktails, really good music, really good ambiance, génial.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    A ternion
    B abandon
    C secession
    D peccadillo

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