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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·cent /əˈsɛnt, æ-/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 1. The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.
    To him with swift ascent he up returned.   --Milton.
 2. The way or means by which one ascends.
 3. An eminence, hill, or high place.
 4. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't
           make it up the rise" [syn: acclivity, rise, raise,
            climb, upgrade] [ant: descent]
      2: a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air
         balloon" [syn: rise, rising, ascension] [ant: fall]
      3: the act of changing location in an upward direction [syn: rise,
          ascension, ascending]