ascending

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ascend +‎ -ing.

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Verb[edit]

ascending

  1. present participle and gerund of ascend

Adjective[edit]

ascending (not comparable) (attributive)

  1. (of a sequence) Rising or increasing to higher levels, values, or degrees.
    Please arrange these numbers in an ascending order.
    1. (computing) That causes a sequence to follow an ascending order.
      We used an ascending sort.
  2. Sloping or leading upwards.

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Noun[edit]

ascending (plural ascendings)

  1. An ascent.
    continual ascendings and descendings

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