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de·scend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descending(a)adjective

    coming down or downward

Wikipedia

  1. descending

    The discography of the experimental music group Psychic TV consists of over 100 full-length albums, over 15 compilation albums and over 30 singles and EPs.

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  1. descending

    Descending refers to moving or extending downward, decreasing in size, amount, number, or degree, or arranged in a decreasing order of importance or value. It can also refer to a step-by-step progression or gradation from higher to lower or from greater to lesser.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Descending

    of Descend

  2. Descendingadjective

    of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards

Wikidata

  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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of descending in a Sentence

  1. Vivek Murthy:

    It was a stressful period where people were worried and staff members were concerned about this pandemic that was descending on our country, the way he would run meetings and to both chart out a path forward, reassure people, his calmness in the face of serious adversity and uncertainty -- those are invaluable qualities that he brought to the operation.

  2. Boris Sauterey:

    Could Mars still be inhabited today by micro-organisms descending from this primitive biosphere? if so, where?

  3. Richard Madgwick:

    These gatherings could be seen as the first united cultural events of our island, with people from all corners of Britain descending on the areas around Stonehenge to feast on food that had been specially reared and transported from their homes.

  4. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Our behavior affects the number of cases, they are not descending on us from heaven.

  5. Shannon Bream:

    At the beginning of the passage we see John the Baptist baptizing Jesus, as soon as Jesus was baptized, He went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased’ (Matthew 3:16–17).

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