Meaning of ASCENT in English
an eminence, hill, or high place.
2. ascent ·- the way or means by which one ascends.
3. ascent ·- the act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.
4. ascent ·- the degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012