Definition of Ascensions

1. Noun. (plural of ascension) ¹



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Definition of Ascensions

1. ascension [n] - See also: ascension

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascensions

ascending paralysis
ascending parietal convolution
ascending parietal gyrus
ascending part of aorta
ascending part of duodenum
ascending pharyngeal artery
ascending pharyngeal plexus
ascending posterior branch
ascending process
ascending pyelonephritis
ascending tick paralysis
ascendingly
ascends
ascension
ascensional
ascensions (current term)
ascensive
ascensus
ascent
ascents
ascerbate
ascerbated
ascerbates
ascerbating
ascertain
ascertainable
ascertainableness
ascertainably
ascertained
ascertainer

Literary usage of Ascensions

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

1. Bulletin by Mount Weather Observatory, Bluemont, Va, United States Weather Bureau (1912)
"During the past two years, four series of sounding balloon ascensions have been ... In the first series, ascensions were made simultaneously at two places; ..."

2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1865)
"On the Accuracy of the Fundamental Right ascensions of the Greenwich Seven-Year Catalogue for 1860. By EJ Stone, Esq. (Abstract.)* The author describes the ..."

3. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1822)
"Right ascensions and Declinations of Juno.—The following are the right ascensions and declinations of Juno, as calculated by Professor Nicolai, ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1865)
"SCIENTIFIC BALLOON ascensions. Under the auspices of the British Association, ... arrived at in his recent ascensions : — On ascending with a cloudy sky, ..."

5. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"When a number of stars have had their right ascensions determined by referring them to some fundamental star, they will all be charged with the error which ..."

6. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"Simultaneous Balloon ascensions.—On November 14, 1896, a series of simultaneous balloon ascensions were made in various parts of Europe under the auspices ..."

7. Elements of Astronomy by Robert Stawell Ball (1886)
"The Origin of Right ascensions.—We are now in a position to explain how the point is to be found on the equator from which right ascensions are to be ..."

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