Complete Definition of "ascent"

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Noun
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  1. The act of ascending. A motion upwards.

#: Example: he made a tedious ascent of Mont Blanc

  1. The way or means by which one ascends.

#: Example: There is a difficult northern ascent from Malaucene of Mont Ventoux

  1. An eminence, hill, or high place.
  2. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.

#: Example: the road has an ascent of 5 degrees
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