moving upward; rising.
Botany. growing or directed upward, especially obliquely or in a curve from the base.
moving upwards; rising
(botany) sloping or curving upwards: the ascending stem of a vine
- Ascension day
the 40th day after Easter, commemorating the Ascension of Christ; Holy Thursday. Historical Examples He was buried in the new temple church at London vpon the Ascension Day. Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (8 of 12) Raphael Holinshed noun (Christianity) the 40th day after Easter, when the Ascension of Christ […]
the act of ; . the Ascension, the bodily ascending of Christ from earth to heaven. (initial capital letter) . a British island in the S Atlantic Ocean: constituent part of St. Helena. 34 sq. mi. (88 sq. km). Contemporary Examples At least half of an apocryphal story known as the ascension of Isaiah can […]
noun (mountaineering) a person who has completed a mountain ascent, esp a notable one Historical Examples Then he would hastily take down his ascensionist outfit and, swearing at himself, put it on. Tartarin On The Alps Alphonse Daudet