Definition of Ascent

Ascent means: The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

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Ascent means: The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

Meaning of Ascent

Ascent means: The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

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Ascent (): The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

Ascent (): The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

Ascent (): The way or means by which one ascends.

Still (n.): A steep hill or ascent.

Sprunt (n.): A steep ascent in a road.

Climb (n.): The act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing.

Source (n.): The act of rising; a rise; an ascent.

Ascension (n.): The act of ascending; a rising; ascent.

Ascendant (n.): Ascent; height; elevation.

Reascent (n.): A returning ascent or ascension; acclivity.

Clivity (n.): Inclination; ascent or descent; a gradient.

Uprising (n.): Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.

Ascent (): An eminence, hill, or high place.

Capnomancy (n.): Divination by means of the ascent or motion of smoke.

Climax (v. i.): Upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent.

Assumption (n.): A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.

Incline (n.): An inclined plane; an ascent o/ descent; a grade or gradient; a slope.

Gradient (n.): The rate of regular or graded ascent or descent in a road; grade.

Grade (v. t.): To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a canal or road.

Swell (n.): A gradual ascent, or rounded elevation, of land; as, an extensive plain abounding with little swells.

Barometer (n.): An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any ascent.

Steep (n.): A precipitous place, hill, mountain, rock, or ascent; any elevated object sloping with a large angle to the plane of the horizon; a precipice.

Ascension (n.): Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) Also, Ascension Day.

Rise (n.): Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.

Ascensional (a.): Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive; tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon.

Ladder (v. i.): A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which are fastened cross strips or rounds forming steps.

Acclivity (n.): A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in opposition to declivity, or descending; an upward slope; ascent.

Sharp (superl.): Steep; precipitous; abrupt; as, a sharp ascent or descent; a sharp turn or curve.

Gradual (n.): Proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive; slow; as, a gradual increase of knowledge; a gradual decline.

Steep (v. t.): Making a large angle with the plane of the horizon; ascending or descending rapidly with respect to a horizontal line or a level; precipitous; as, a steep hill or mountain; a steep roof; a steep ascent; a steep declivity; a steep barometric gradient.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Ascent

Meaning of Angles and Dangles

Angles and Dangles means: Operating a submarine at steep angles of ascent and descent, as well as the performance of rapid turns.

Meaning of Ascent

Ascent means: The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

Meaning of Ascent

Ascent means: The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

Meaning of Ascent

Ascent means: The way or means by which one ascends.

Meaning of Still

Still means: A steep hill or ascent.

Meaning of Sprunt

Sprunt means: A steep ascent in a road.

Meaning of Climb

Climb means: The act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing.

Meaning of Source

Source means: The act of rising; a rise; an ascent.

Meaning of Ascension

Ascension means: The act of ascending; a rising; ascent.

Meaning of Ascendant

Ascendant means: Ascent; height; elevation.

Meaning of Reascent

Reascent means: A returning ascent or ascension; acclivity.

Meaning of Clivity

Clivity means: Inclination; ascent or descent; a gradient.

Meaning of Uprising

Uprising means: Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.

Meaning of Ascent

Ascent means: An eminence, hill, or high place.

Meaning of Capnomancy

Capnomancy means: Divination by means of the ascent or motion of smoke.

Meaning of Climax

Climax means: Upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent.

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