The act of rising motion ascending increase a mounting up as he made a tedious ascent the ascent of vapors through the planet
- an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
- a movement up
- the work of switching place in an upward way
- The act of increasing; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tiresome ascent; the ascent of vapors through the earth.
- just how or means wherein one ascends.
- An eminence, hill, or large place.
- their education of level of an object, or perhaps the position it makes with a horizontal range; desire; increasing class; as, a roadway has an ascent of five degrees.
passageway upwards; the transmission of an estate from the ancestor to the heir into the ascending range. See 4 Kent, Comm. 393, 397.
c.1610, "activity of ascending," from ascend on type of descend/descent; "climbing" good sense is from 1753.
The work of increasing; movement upward; increase; a mounting up; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the planet.
- just how or means by which one ascends.
- An eminence, mountain, or large location.
- the amount of height of an object, or the angle it will make with a horizontal range; desire; increasing grade; as, a road has actually an ascent of five degrees.
The Ascent of Water in Trees.The supply of water to the peripheral protoplasts of a tree is consequently of the first importance.