Definition of circumambient in English:



literary, formal
  • Surrounding.

    ‘circumambient gases’
    • ‘Some 30 by 20 km in area, the Causse Méjean is like an island, sharply defined by circumambient canyons.’
    • ‘He skilfully evokes the battles through circumambient sound.’
    • ‘The narrative specifically dates the heroine's illness (and thus all the circumambient events) as 1829.’
    • ‘It was autonomous: unnatural rules govern it that did not exist in the circumambient world.’
    • ‘It's a voice that does something physical to me, that jumps out of the circumambient air.’
    neighbouring, nearby, near, neighbourhood, local
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