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adjective as·cend·ing \ə-ˈsen-diŋ\

Definition of ascending

  1. 1 a :  rising or increasing to higher levels, values, or degrees <ascending powers of x> b :  mounting or sloping upward

  2. 2 :  rising upward usually from a more or less prostrate base or point of attachment



1581

First Known Use of ascending

1581




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