Business / Agriculture / Environment: The totality of the surrounding external conditions—biological, chemical, and physical—within which an organism, community, or object exists. The term is not exclusive in that organisms can be and usually are part of another organism’s environment. Thus one can speak of the environment as that within which humankind lives, i.e., separate and external: or, one can speak of humankind as a component of the environment.
Environment Adjective Synonyms: surroundings, environs, atmosphere, ecosystem, conditions, habitat, circumstances, medium, milieu, territory, locale, setting, mise en scŠne, situation
Science / Chemistry / Environmental Chemistry: The study of natural and man-made substances in the environment, including the detection, monitoring, transport, and chemical transformation of chemical substances in air, water, and soil. MORE
Technology / Computers / Integrated Development Environment (IDE): A programming environment integrated into an application. For example, Microsoft Office applications support various versions of the BASIC programming language. You can develop a WordBasic application MORE