Ambi-

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ambi- A prefix meaning about around; -- used in words derived from the Latin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. prefix ambi-, amb-, akin to Gr. , Skr. abhi, AS. embe, emb, OHG. umbi, umpi, G. um, and also L. ambo, both. Cf. Amphi- Both By

Usage

In literature:

Yet the mustache was the only fierce thing about Omby Amby, whose nature was as gentle as that of a child.
"The Emerald City of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Where's the buck and Namby Amby?
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
I thought he said that the river was called the "Amby," and something about the "Culgoa!
"Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia" by Thomas Mitchell
Please tell affey White when she writes to me to Let me know where Joseph and Henry Ambie is.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
Amby has given me half-a-crown; another from her, and then, half and half between us.
"The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
AMBI'TION: amb (around) + it + ion = the act of going around.
"New Word-Analysis" by William Swinton
The name is a compound of Tor-Ambus, or Tor-Ambi, the oracular tower of Ham.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
For one thing, time clocks meant no more to Amby than an excursion ad.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
I discovered the first signs of nest-building on the 13th, while investigating the question of a bird's ambi-dexterity.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
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In news:

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P&G completes Ambi Pur purchase.
ER nurse Ambi Zeller-Hahn describes patient at risk of stroke who couldn't afford ER visit or hospital stay.
DSC Labs has announced a new product, the Ambi Illuminator for lighting camera testing and alignment transparencies.
"The Ambi is extremely portable," said Barry Russo, camera systems engineer for Panasonic Solutions.
A transcript of the live coverage from Amby Burfoot, who was on the ground in London.
This is Amby Burfoot, Runner?s World editor at large in London.
Transcript of the live coverage from Amby Burfoot, who was on the ground in London.
(P&G) has completed its acquisition of the Ambi Pur brand from Sara Lee Corp. For 320 million euros ($403.8 million).
Over 50 Years, Manchester Road Race Has Been A Running Theme For Amby Burfoot.
On a beautiful morning last weekend I sat atop the hill where the almost-famous Amby Williams Rock Festival was almost held.
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In science:

Le Brun C. R. (1985) Ambi-Twistors and Einstein’s Equations, Class.
Complex Geometry of Nature and General Relativity
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