The work of ascending a rising ascent
- a movement upward
- (Christianity) occasion associated with Ascension of Christ into heaven; seen on the 40th time after Easter
- (New-Testament) the increasing regarding the human body of Jesus into paradise in the 40th day after their Resurrection
- (astronomy) the increasing of a star above the horizon
- the act of changing location in an ascending direction
- The act of ascending; a rising; ascent.
- Specifically: The visible ascent of your Savior regarding the fortieth day after their resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) In addition, Ascension Day.
- An ascending or arising, as with distillation; in addition that which arises, as from distillation.
mention of the Feast of Ascension.
Name Origin: Spanish
Name Gender: Female
c.1300, "ascent of Christ into Heaven in the 40th day following the Resurrection," from Latin ascensionem (nominative ascensio) "a rising," noun of activity from previous participle stem of ascendere "to mount, ascend, rise" (see ascend). Astronomical feeling is recorded late 14c.; indicating "action of ascending" is from 1590s. Related: Ascensional.
- climb [in mountains etc. / of an aircraft]
(n.) The work of ascending; a rising; ascent.
- (letter.) particularly: The noticeable ascent of our Savior in the fortieth day after their resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) In addition, Day.
- (letter.) An ascending or arising, as with distillation; also what arises, as from distillation.
Him, together with his invention of the planisphere, enabled him to solve a number of elementary problems; and he was thus led to bestow especial attention upon the position of the equinox, as being the common point of origin for measures both in right ascension and longitude.