Definition of Ascents

1. Noun. (plural of ascent) ¹



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Definition of Ascents

1. ascent [n] - See also: ascent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascents

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
ascensive
ascensus
ascent
ascents (current term)
ascerbate
ascerbated
ascerbates
ascerbating
ascertain
ascertainable
ascertainableness
ascertainably
ascertained
ascertainer
ascertainers
ascertaining
ascertainment
ascertainments

Literary usage of Ascents

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

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"A generally accepted means of distinguishing between " fog " and " mist" is a great desideratum. On a New Barometer used in the last Balkan ascents. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Altogether, Glaisher made twenty-eight ascents, the last being on the 26th of May 1866. Of these only seven were specially high ascents, although six others ..."

3. Glaciers of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and by Israel Cook Russell (1897)
"Recent ascents. — Since the pioneer ascents of Mount Rainier described ... A graphic and entertaining account of one of the more recent ascents, by Rev. ..."

4. The Canadian Alpine Journal: Journal Alpin Canadien by Alpine Club of Canada (1907)
"ascents: In Canadian Rockies — Mts. Stephen and Vice-Président A number of climbs between 8000 ... ascents: Mountains in the Kootenays of British Columbia. ..."

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