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[en-vahy-ruhn-muhnt, -vahy-ern-] Show IPA
1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, orinfluences; surroundings; milieu.
2. Ecology . the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all otherexternal factors surrounding and affecting a given organismat any time.
3. the social and cultural forces that shape the life of a personor a population.
4. Computers . the hardware or software configuration, or themode of operation, of a computer system: In a time-sharingenvironment, transactions are processed as they occur.
5. an indoor or outdoor setting that is characterized by thepresence of environmental art that is itself designed to besite-specific.