Meaning of ASCENDING in English

(ˈ)a|sendiŋ, əˈs- adjective

1. : that ascends : mounting up or sloping upward : rising

2. : rising upward usually from a more or less prostrate base or point of attachment

the ascending stems of chickweed

• as·cend·ing·ly adverb

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