Definition of Ascent. Meaning of Ascent. Synonyms of Ascent

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Definition of Ascent

Ascent
Ascent As*cent" [Formed like descent, as if from a F. ascente, fr. a verb ascendre, fr. L. ascendere. See Ascend, Descent.] 1. The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth. To him with swift ascent he up returned. --Milton. 2. The way or means by which one ascends. 3. An eminence, hill, or high place. --Addison. 4. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

Meaning of Ascent from wikipedia

- Ascent or The Ascent may refer to: Ascent (magazine), an independent, not-for-profit magazine Ascent (journal), a literary journal based at Concordia College...
- The Subaru Ascent is a three-row mid-size crossover SUV made by Subaru. It is the largest automobile Subaru manufactures. The seven- or eight-seat p****enger...
- In mountaineering, a first ascent (abbreviated to FA in guidebooks) is the first successful, do****ented attainment of the top of a mountain or the first...
- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a publicly traded photovoltaic (PV) company located in Thornton Colorado. Its primary product is a flexible CIGS solar...
- The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World is a 2008 book by then-Harvard professor Niall Ferguson, and an adapted television do****entary for...
- The Ascent (Russian: Восхождение, tr. Voskhozhdeniye, literally - The Ascension) is a 1977 black-and-white Soviet drama film directed by Larisa Shepitko...
- The Ascent of Man is a 13-part British do****entary television series produced by the BBC and Time-Life Films first broadcast in 1973; it was written and...
- Ascential plc, (LSE: ASCL) formerly EMAP, is a British business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services...
- An emergency ascent is an ascent to the surface by a diver in an emergency. More specifically it refers to any of several procedures for reaching the...
- The ascent of sap in the xylem tissue of plants is the upward movement of water and minerals from the root to the crown. Xylem is a complex tissue consisting...
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