Definitions for ascendingəˈsɛn dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•cend•ingəˈsɛn dɪŋ(adj.)

  1. moving upward; rising.

  2. Bot. growing or directed upward.

    Category: Botany

Origin of ascending:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending(adj)

    the act of changing location in an upward direction

  2. ascending(a)(adj)

    moving or going or growing upward

    "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ascending

    of Ascend

  2. Ascending(adj)

    rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite

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  1. Ascending

    Ascending is a science fiction novel by the Canadian writer James Alan Gardner, published in 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the fifth novel in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series. It is a direct sequel to the first novel in the series, Expendable, in that it picks up the dual story of Festina Ramos, Explorer turned admiral, and the transparent glass woman Oar, where the earlier novel left off.

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