- ascending; rising.
Origin of ascensive
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What is the ascensive power of an area of atmosphere of 100°?
Does it heat so fast as to keep up the ascensive force without intermission, at twenty-five, or twenty, or ten miles the hour?
His main reliance was on the latent heat supposed to be given out during condensation, for his ascensive storm power.
The simple trial proved a complete success, due, as it appeared to them, to the ascensive power of a cloud of smoke.The Dominion of the Air
J. M. Bacon