In hot and humid weather when the stifling air cannot be escaped, it is an example of something being ambient.
- Not originating from a single source.A room's ambient lighting from several windows.
- Having to do with the conditions in the immediate environment, esp. conditions outdoors.ambient air temperature.
An example of ambient are the thick and dense rainforests where various species thrive.
Ambient sound; ambient air.
An example of ambient is the music piped into the streets during the Holidays.