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ascents, plural;
  1. A climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill
    • - the first ascent of the Matterhorn
    • - the routes of ascent can be retraced
  2. An upward slope or path
    • - the ascent grew steeper
  3. An instance of rising through the air
    • - the first balloon ascent was in 1783
  4. A rise to an important position or a higher level
    • - his ascent to power

  1. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  2. rise: a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
  3. rise: the act of changing location in an upward direction
  4. The following is a list of episodes from the USA Network original series The Dead Zone. The series debuted on June 16, 2002.
  5. In typography, a typeface is a set of one or more fonts, in one or more sizes, designed with stylistic unity, each comprising a coordinated set of glyphs. ...
  6. Ascent is an American literary magazine that publishes stories, poems, essays and reviews, many of which are later reprinted in annual anthologies. The journal is based at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.
  7. ascent is an independent, not-for-profit magazine published quarterly that explores the intersection of spiritual values with social and political issues, art, culture and contemporary thought. Ascent also publishes a website, a blog, books, and holds an annual retreat at Yasodhara Ashram. ...
  8. Ascent is a novel published in 2007, written by Jed Mercurio. It follows the career of Yevgeni Yeremin, an orphan of Stalingrad, from his days as a MiG-15 pilot in the Korean War, where he becomes a leading ace. However, at the end of the war he crashes in a plane bearing USSR insignia. ...
  9. The Ascent (Восхождение, Voskhozhdeniye), is a 1976 black and white Soviet war film directed by Larisa Shepitko (wife of film director Elem Klimov) and made at Mosfilm. It was Shepitko's last film before her death in a car accident in 1979. ...
  10. Ascents is the first solo project by Dennis Bayne Culp, formerly of Five Iron Frenzy and Brave Saint Saturn. The album is a collection of psalms that Dennis put to music over a period of time in the 1990's. ...
  11. The act of ascending. A motion upwards; The way or means by which one ascends; An eminence, hill, or high place; The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; The ascender height in a typeface
  12. (Ascents (36)) Songs involved in the approach of a worshiper to the temple. ( Psalms 120 - 134 )
  13. (Accelerating Students through Concurrent EnrollmeNT); 5th year program for students prior to high school graduation and who are on schedule to complete 12 credit hours of postsecondary work prior to completion of 12th year. ...
  14. n. A completed climb. 'Everest was one of my many ascents.' 2. v. The upward [not vertical] movement or progress [not motion] of a climber. Antonym: descent.
  15. The vertical space above the baseline within which glyphs can be rendered without clipping.
  16. Rising or climbing higher. A path that leads upward.
  17. the distance between the top of the line of text and the baseline, or the distance from the baseline to the top of the highest glyph in a font.
  18. Basically means to go upwards by either hiking or climbing.
  19. An upward slope or incline or process of rising or going upward.
  20. 2003, polished steel, 75 feet, National Air and Space Museum, Dulles Airport
  21. To climb upward, usually toward a peak or summit.
  22. (n) : upward movement, a way sloping upwards
  23. Raising of the bar in any lift
  24. Going up into the clouds.