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
noun the ten days from Ascension Day to the day before Whit Sunday