Definition of Descending

Descending p. pr. & vb. n. means: of Descend

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Descending p. pr. & vb. n. means: of Descend

Meaning of Descending

Descending (p. pr. & vb. n.) means: of Descend

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Descending (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Descend

Descendingly (adv.): In a descending manner.

Descending (a.): Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards.

Downhill (a.): Declivous; descending; sloping.

Declivity (n.): A descending surface; a sloping place.

Gradation (n.): A diatonic ascending or descending succession of chords.

Occasive (a.): Of or pertaining to the setting sun; falling; descending; western.

Recadency (n.): A falling back or descending a second time; a relapse.

Downwards (adv.): From a remote time; from an ancestor or predecessor; from one to another in a descending line.

Descendent (a.): Descending; falling; proceeding from an ancestor or source.

Stramazoun (n.): A direct descending blow with the edge of a sword.

Declivous (a.): Descending gradually; moderately steep; sloping; downhill.

Sol-fa (v. i.): To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order.

Ghaut (n.): Stairs descending to a river; a landing place; a wharf.

Catanadromous (a.): Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.

Descent (n.): The act of descending, or passing downward; change of place from higher to lower.

Stola (n.): A long garment, descending to the ankles, worn by Roman women.

Grade (n.): A graded ascending, descending, or level portion of a road; a gradient.

Collateral (a.): Descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; -- opposed to lineal.

Stile (v. i.): A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.

Profound (a.): Descending far below the surface; opening or reaching to a great depth; deep.

Stair (n.): One step of a series for ascending or descending to a different level; -- commonly applied to those within a building.

Step (v. i.): A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.

Downwards (adv.): From a higher place to a lower; in a descending course; as, to tend, move, roll, look, or take root, downward or downwards.

Sap (n.): The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

Buck (v. i.): To spring with quick plunging leaps, descending with the fore legs rigid and the head held as low down as possible; -- said of a vicious horse or mule.

Arms (n.): The ensigns armorial of a family, consisting of figures and colors borne in shields, banners, etc., as marks of dignity and distinction, and descending from father to son.

Gradient (a.): Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination; as, the gradient line of a railroad.

Downward (a.): Descending from a head, origin, or source; as, a downward line of descent.

Portion (n.): The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate; an inheritance.

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Meaning of abseil

abseil means: v rappel. To descend from a cliff on a rope. Or from something else. Really it's just about descending on a rope. Ignore the part about cliffs. I'll probably take it out later. [Note to self: Take out the stuff about cliffs. Not relevant] The word is apparently derived from the German abseilen, meaning simply “to rope down.” Those crazy Germans and their crazy language.

Meaning of Descending

Descending means: of Descend

Meaning of Descendingly

Descendingly means: In a descending manner.

Meaning of Descending

Descending means: Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards.

Meaning of Downhill

Downhill means: Declivous; descending; sloping.

Meaning of Declivity

Declivity means: A descending surface; a sloping place.

Meaning of Gradation

Gradation means: A diatonic ascending or descending succession of chords.

Meaning of Occasive

Occasive means: Of or pertaining to the setting sun; falling; descending; western.

Meaning of Recadency

Recadency means: A falling back or descending a second time; a relapse.

Meaning of Downwards

Downwards means: From a remote time; from an ancestor or predecessor; from one to another in a descending line.

Meaning of Descendent

Descendent means: Descending; falling; proceeding from an ancestor or source.

Meaning of Stramazoun

Stramazoun means: A direct descending blow with the edge of a sword.

Meaning of Declivous

Declivous means: Descending gradually; moderately steep; sloping; downhill.

Meaning of Sol-fa

Sol-fa means: To sing the notes of the gamut, ascending or descending; as, do or ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, do, or the same in reverse order.

Meaning of Ghaut

Ghaut means: Stairs descending to a river; a landing place; a wharf.

Meaning of Catanadromous

Catanadromous means: Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.

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