Definition of Scending
1. scend [v] - See also: scend
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scending
Literary usage of Scending
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Yacht Architecture: A Treatise on the Laws which Govern the Resistance of by Dixon Kemp (1897)
"38. briefly consider the conditions which influence the motions which are generally described as pitching, 'scending, and rolling. ..."
2. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"Pitching and 'scending.— The longitudinal oscillations of pitching and 'scending experienced by ships among waves must be briefly considered before ..."
3. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"Knowledge, learning. scending, 4Í blending, And Beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.'' 1738-1796 CARTHON: A POEM (Selections from translation of Ossian, ..."
4. Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby by Sir William Jackson Hooker, James Sowerby, William Borrer, John William Salter (1849)
"... scending stolons beset with radical fibres intermixed with minute leaves. The stem-leaves are either distichous or occasionally ..."
5. A Manual of Naval Architecture: For the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1882)
"The longitudinal oscillations of pitching and 'scending experienced by ships among waves must be briefly considered before concluding this chapter. ..."