Definition of Ascents. Meaning of Ascents. Synonyms of Ascents

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Definition of Ascents

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 Ascents from wikipedia

- "Ascent" (American Crime Story), an episode of the second season of American Crime Story "Ascent" (Dead Zone), an episode of The Dead Zone Ascents (album)...
- meaning "Song of the Ascents"), or, in the case of Psalm 121, Shir Lama'aloth (שיר למעלות‎ šîr la-ma‘ălōṯ, "a song regarding ascents"). They are also variously...
- Today, first ascents are generally carefully recorded and usually mentioned in guidebooks. The term is also used when referring to ascents made using a...
- Ascential plc, (LSE: ASCL) formerly EMAP, is a British business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services...
- 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...
- First Ascent of G-V, Unattempt on G-IV, Altitude****stan, September 2014 Mountains portal List of first ascents in the Alps List of first ascents in the...
- climbing List of first ascents List of first ascents on the highest mountains on Earth Exploration of the High Alps List of first ascents in the Sierra Nevada...
- eight-thousanders, with 30 ascents between 1998 and 2011. Spaniard Juanito Oiarzabal has completed the second most, with a total of 25 ascents between 1985 and...
- Her "Himalayan Database" would not accept central (west) summit ascents as full ascents of Shishapangma. Thirty-one people have died climbing Shishapangma...
- during the period, including the first ascent of the Balmhorn (1864), and later several first female ascents. In the early years of the "golden age"...