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.

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