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noun 
  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
(Webster)

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