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Ascending vs. Descending

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Ascendingadjective

Rising or increasing to higher levels, values, or degrees.

‘Please arrange these numbers in an ascending order.’;

Descendingadjective

Moving or sloping downwards.

Ascendingadjective

(computing) That causes a sequence to follow an ascending order.

‘We used an ascending sort.’;

Descendingadjective

Ordered such that each element is less than or equal to the previous element.

‘Please arrange these numbers in a descending order.’;

Ascendingadjective

Sloping or leading upwards.

Descendingadjective

(computing) Causing a sequence to follow a descending order.

‘We used a descending sort.’;

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Ascendingnoun

An ascent.

‘continual ascendings and descendings’;

Descendingadjective

(music) Becoming lower in pitch.

Ascendingadjective

Rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite.

Descendingnoun

A descent.

‘continual ascendings and descendings’;

Ascendingnoun

the act of changing location in an upward direction

Descendingadjective

Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards.

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Ascendingadjective

moving or going or growing upward;

‘the ascending plane’; ‘the ascending staircase’; ‘the ascending stems of chickweed’;

Descendingadjective

coming down or downward

Ascending

Ascending is a science fiction novel by the Canadian writer James Alan Gardner, published in 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the fifth novel in Gardner's series.

‘League of Peoples’;

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