descending

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsɛndɪŋ/
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Verb[edit]

descending

  1. present participle of descend

Adjective[edit]

descending (not comparable)

  1. (of a sequence) Ordered such that each element is less than or equal to the previous element.
    Please arrange these numbers in a descending order.
    Antonym: ascending
  2. (computing) That causes a sequence to follow a descending order.
    We used a descending sort.
    Antonym: ascending

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

descending (plural descendings)

  1. A descent.
    continual ascendings and descendings