environmental

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

environment +‎ -al

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ɛntəl
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˌvaɪ.ɹə(n)ˈmɛn.təl/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ənˌvaɪ.ɚnˈmɛn.təl/

Adjective[edit]

environmental (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the environment.
    • 2013 August 10, “Can China clean up fast enough?”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
      That worries the government, which fears that environmental activism could become the foundation for more general political opposition.

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Noun[edit]

environmental (plural environmentals)

  1. (computing) Any factor relating to the physical environment in which hardware is operated, such as the room temperature or the number of racks used to hold equipment.
    • 2014, Kenneth Barrett, ‎Stephen Norris, Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms (page 136)
      The process to enable migration from the vendor-supplied configuration to a new architecture depends on many system environmentals.