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Ascending

Ascending Meaning & Definition
Ascending Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ascending?

[n] the act of changing location in an upward direction

Synonyms | Synonyms for Ascending: ascension | ascent | rise

Related Terms | Find terms related to Ascending: acclinate | acclivitous | aerial | airy | altitudinous | anabatic | ascendant | ascensional | ascensive | aspiring | axial | back | back-flowing | backward | climbing | colossal | descending | dominating | down-trending | downward | drifting | elevated | eminent | ethereal | exalted | flowing | fluent | flying | going | gyrational | gyratory | haughty | high | high-pitched | high-reaching | high-set | high-up | in the ascendant | leaping | lofty | monumental | mounting | Olympian | outtopping | overlooking | overtopping | passing | plunging | progressive | prominent | rampant | rearing | reflowing | refluent | regressive | retrogressive | rising | rotary | rotational | rotatory | running | rushing | saltatory | scandent | scansorial | sideward | sinking | skyrocketing | soaring | spiraling | spiring | springing | steep | streaming | sublime | superlative | supernal | topless | toplofty | topping | towering | towery | uparching | upcoming | upgoing | upgrade | uphill | uphillward | uplifted | upreared | uprising | upsloping | up-trending | upward | upwith

See Also | climb | heave | heaving | levitation | motion | mount | move | movement | soar | zoom

Ascending In Webster's Dictionary

\As*cend"ing\, a. Rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite. -- {As*cend"ing*ly}, adv. {Ascending latitude} (Astron.), the increasing latitude of a planet. --Ferguson. {Ascending line} (Geneol.), the line of relationship traced backward or through one's ancestors. One's father and mother, grandfather and grandmother, etc., are in the line direct ascending. {Ascending node} having, that node of the moon or a planet wherein it passes the ecliptic to proceed northward. It is also called the {northern node}. --Herschel. {Ascending series}. (Math.) (a) A series arranged according to the ascending powers of a quantity. (b) A series in which each term is greater than the preceding. {Ascending signs}, signs east of the meridian.

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