Environment

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search

Description

The complete set of physical and chemical conditions surrounding an object. The environment encompasses the air and its components (humidity, pollutants, oxygen concentration, etc.) as well as light, temperature, UV radiation, pressure, sound, electrical conditions, vibrations, and any other influential factor.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Umwelt (Deut.); environnement (Fr.); ambiente (Port.)