Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Defining Environment

(nur nadiah)the surroundings in which living-things live in
(nadiah)the world that surrounds u
(khim)the surroundings where many things happen

Meaning from http://dictionary.reference.com/:
1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu.
2. Ecology. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors surrounding and affecting a given organism at any time.
3. the social and cultural forces that shape the life of a person or a population.
4. Computers. the hardware or software configuration, or the mode of operation, of a computer system: In a time-sharing environment, transactions are processed as they occur.
5. an indoor or outdoor setting that is characterized by the presence of environmental art that is itself designed to be site-specific.

Meaning from http://www.yourdictionary.com/:

1. A surrounding or being surrounded.
2. something that surrounds; surroundings

Concluded meaning of Environment:
An environment is a surrounding which surrounds all organisms, whether dead or alive. Even a corpse is part of an environment. The environment is something which is affected by anything and everything. For example, a simple car will affect the entire environment. It will give off CFC which has a great impact on the environment. In short, everything and anything live in an environment.

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