Associations to the word «Ascent»


ASCENT, noun. The act of ascending. A motion upwards.
ASCENT, noun. The way or means by which one ascends.
ASCENT, noun. An eminence, hill, or high place.
ASCENT, noun. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
ASCENT, noun. (typography) The ascender height in a typeface.
ASCENT, noun. An increase, for example in popularity or hierarchy
ASCENT VEHICLE, noun. A means of transportation able to carry people or cargo into outer space from the surface of a planet or a moon.
ASCENT VEHICLES, noun. Plural of ascent vehicle

Dictionary definition

ASCENT, noun. An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise".
ASCENT, noun. A movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon".
ASCENT, noun. The act of changing location in an upward direction.

Wise words

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