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as·cend·ing

 (ə-sĕn′dĭng)
adj.
1. Moving, going, or growing upward: an ascending minor scale.
2. Moving or progressing toward a higher level or degree: an ascending order of difficulty.
3. Botany Growing or directing upward from a curved or slanted base, as certain plant stems.

as·cend′ing·ly adv.

ascending

(əˈsɛndɪŋ)
adj
1. moving upwards; rising
2. (Botany) botany sloping or curving upwards: the ascending stem of a vine.

as•cend•ing

(əˈsɛn dɪŋ)

adj.
1. moving upward; rising.
2. Bot. growing or directed upward.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascending - the act of changing location in an upward directionascending - the act of changing location in an upward direction
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
levitation - the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means
heave, heaving - the act of lifting something with great effort
mount, climb - the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
soar, zoom - the act of rising upward into the air
Adj.1.ascending - moving or going or growing upwardascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
up - being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
descending - coming down or downward
Translations

ascending

[əˈsendiŋ] ADJascendente
in ascending orderen orden ascendente

ascending

[əˈsɛndɪŋ] adj [spiral, scale] → croissant(e)
in ascending order → par ordre croissant
in ascending order of importance → par ordre d'importance croissante
in ascending order of cost
This brochure lists the hotels in ascending order of cost → Ce prospectus donne une liste des hôtels, du plus économique au plus cher.

ascending

[əˈsɛndɪŋ] adjascendente

ascending

adj ascendente
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