Associations to the word «Ascending»

Wiktionary

ASCENDING, verb. Present participle of ascend
ASCENDING, noun. An ascent.
ASCENDING COLON, noun. (anatomy) A part of colon adjacent to small intestine.
ASCENDING COLONS, noun. Plural of ascending colon

Dictionary definition

ASCENDING, noun. The act of changing location in an upward direction.
ASCENDING, adjective. Moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats