Ascending As*cend"ing, a. Rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite. -- {As*cend"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Ascending latitude} (Astron.), the increasing latitude of a planet. --Ferguson.

{Ascending line} (Geneol.), the line of relationship traced backward or through one's ancestors. One's father and mother, grandfather and grandmother, etc., are in the line direct ascending.

{Ascending node} having, that node of the moon or a planet wherein it passes the ecliptic to proceed northward. It is also called the {northern node}. --Herschel.

{Ascending series}. (Math.) (a) A series arranged according to the ascending powers of a quantity. (b) A series in which each term is greater than the preceding.

{Ascending signs}, signs east of the meridian. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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