Definition of Descends

1. Verb. (third person singular of descend) ¹

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Definition of Descends

1. descend [v] - See also: descend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descends

descending current
descending degeneration
descending genicular artery
descending neuritis
descending node
descending nucleus of the trigeminus
descending palatine artery
descending part of aorta
descending part of duodenum
descending part of facial canal
descending posterior branch
descending s
descending scapular artery
descending tract of trigeminal nerve
descends (current term)
descensus ventriculi

Literary usage of Descends

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

1. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1872)
"On arriving at the little 'Lamm' Inn, a toll of 'Ja fr., or l fr. for a party of 3 or more, is levied for the construction of the path. The road descends ..."

2. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"The line descends into the valley of the Aar and follows it to (101/2 M.) Bahn-Wehen (1144 ft.), Bleidenstadt (12 M.), and — 16 M. Schwalbach. ..."

3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1890)
"The hereditary right to receive the writ the real basis of peerage. Feudal rule of primogeniture. Peerage by writ descends by operation ol law to the heirs ..."

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