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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.
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ascending

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

(əˈsɛn dɪŋ)

adj.
1. moving upward; rising.
2. Bot. growing or directed upward.
[1350–1400]
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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
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Translations

ascending

[əˈsendiŋ] ADJascendente
in ascending orderen orden ascendente
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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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ascending

[əˈsɛndɪŋ] adjascendente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ascending

adj ascendente
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References in classic literature ?
This neighbor's own opinion has, in like manner, been adopted from one above him, and so, ascendingly, to a few gifted individuals who kneel around the summit, beholding, face to face, the master spirit who stands upon the pinnacle.
Fourth, all stories posted on that date were numbered and listed ascendingly according to their numbers of reposts.
Ascendingly growing quantities of data in diverse formats from various sources question a healthcare organization's conventional data management capabilities.
running from LIFEXP, POP60, INVEARN and GDP, ascendingly. Apart from that, there is also clear evidence of positive strong correlations of over 70 percent between independent variables; INVEARN, GDP, POP60 and LIFEXP with MORT being the exception.
The boundaries of state space regions are determined ascendingly starting from the first region [O.sub.1], to the region [mathematical expression not reproducible].