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ascending

[uh-sen-ding] /əˈsɛn dɪŋ/
adjective
1.
moving upward; rising.
2.
Botany. growing or directed upward, especially obliquely or in a curve from the base.
Origin of ascending
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at ascend, -ing2
Related forms
ascendingly, adverb
subascending, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ascendingly

ascending

/əˈsɛndɪŋ/
adjective
1.
moving upwards; rising
2.
(botany) sloping or curving upwards: the ascending stem of a vine
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