What does descending mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descending(a)(adj)

    coming down or downward

Webster Dictionary

  1. Descending

    of Descend

  2. Descending(adj)

    of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards


  1. Descending

    Descending is a live album by Psychic TV. The album was recorded live in Rouen, France at the "Exo 7" on June 01, 1984. Initial copies came with an oversized booklet. Later copies came in a jewel-case with standard booklet and were limited to 5000 numbered copies.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Anderson:

    Randy Wolfe did not create the descending chromatic scale.

  2. Philo Judaeus:

    The air is full of souls those who are nearest to earth descending to be tied to mortal bodies return to other bodies, desiring to live in them.

  3. Buzz Aldrin:

    We landed very, very close to where we were supposed to be, and there’s nothing more comforting to be descending down, and pretty soon the pressure on the outside is more than the pressure on the inside and we began to smell salt air, then we knew we were home.

  4. Ken Hasegawa:

    Oil prices may soften if there is an increase in stocks in the U.S. - we can expect a continued increase of inventories, brent and WTI continue to trend sideways, with WTI facing more volatility. Brent has been descending for the past few days and we believe that it is hovering near a support level.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10,000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them?

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