a liquid, C 10 H 16 O 2 , constituting the active principle of chenopodium oil, used chiefly as a catalyst in polymerization reactions.
to move, climb, or go upward; mount; rise: The airplane ascended into the clouds. to slant upward. to rise to a higher point, rank, or degree; proceed from an inferior to a superior degree or level: to ascend to the presidency. to go toward the source or beginning; go back in time. Music. to rise […]
the state of being in the ; governing or controlling influence; domination. Contemporary Examples And he came back with a vengeance: his arguably greatest triumphs, including the ascendance of Fox News, were still to come. Can Murdoch Salvage His Legacy? Joanne Lipman July 13, 2011 Not that this bigotry was an obstacle to his ascendance […]
the state of being in the ; governing or controlling influence; domination. Contemporary Examples That was a party on the ascendancy with fresh leadership; this is party of Sarah Palin and Michael Steele. The Health-Care Wimps Eric Alterman July 19, 2009 And I wish he had elaborated on his intriguing suggestion that “Watergate secured the […]
a position of dominance or controlling influence: possession of power, superiority, or preeminence: With his rivals in the ascendant, he soon lost his position. an ancestor; forebear. Astrology. the point of the ecliptic or the sign and degree of the zodiac rising above the eastern horizon at the time of a birth or event: the […]