Definition of Ascensional

1. Adjective. Tending to rise.

Partainyms: Ascension
Derivative terms: Ascension, Ascension, Ascension



Definition of Ascensional

1. a. Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive; tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon.

Definition of Ascensional

1. Adjective. (astronomy) Relating to ascension. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ascensional

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ascensional

1. Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive; tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon. Ascensional difference, the difference between oblique and right ascension; used chiefly as expressing the difference between the time of the rising or setting of a body and six o'clock, or six hours from its meridian passage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascensional

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ascending parietal convolution
ascending parietal gyrus
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ascending pharyngeal plexus
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ascending pyelonephritis
ascending tick paralysis
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ascensional (current term)
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Literary usage of Ascensional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the by Thomas Keith (1811)
"or both south, the sun rises before six, and sets after six, by a space of time equal to the ascensional difference ; but if the sun's declination and the ..."

2. An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plane and Spherical by Thomas Keith (1810)
"When the latitude of the place and the declination of the object have the same name, the right ascension diminished by the ascensional difference leaves the ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"the effective ascensional force being two kilogrammes. A motor, of the Siemens type (Fig. 2), weighing only two hundred and twenty grammes, was made to turn ..."

4. The Colliery Manager's Handbook: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Laying-out by Caleb Pamely (1898)
"... Shaft —Two Separate Engines to Drive Fan—Duplicate Fan and Engine—ascensional Ventilation—Stoppings to Direct the Underground Air-currents—Advantages of ..."

5. Glossary of navigation by John Bradley Harbord (1883)
"by taking from the oblique ascension 'Y' E the arc RE, which is called the " ascensional difference ", its magnitude depending upon the latitude of the ..."

6. The Ventilation of Coal Mines by William Fairley (1882)
"ascensional VENTILATION. 52. By ascensional ventilation is meant the art of conducting the air underground so that it shall in the first place go directly ..."

7. A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the by Thomas Keith (1832)
"PROBLEM L. To find the sun's right ascension, oblique ascension, oblique descension, ascensional difference, and time of rising and setting at any given ..."

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