Rise

As in ascending above the horizon, for the technical definition, please follow this link to the U.S. Naval Observatory's Astronomical Applications.

Rise

Rise is slang for to listen credulously; become foolishly angry; be wound up.
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Rise

Bottom of low relief at the base of the continental slope
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rise

[Verb] Plural form: rises. To get larger or more.
Example: House prices rose by 4% last month.
See also: increase
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rise

[n] - a movement upward 2. [n] - a growth in strength or number or importance 3. [n] - an increase in cost 4. [n] - the act of changing location in an upward direction 5. [v] - rise up 6. [v] - grow in volume, as under the influence of heat or fermentation 7. [v] - increase in volume 8. [v] - come up, of celestial...
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Rise

Vertical distance between two adjacent stair treads
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Rise

The vertical distance between two adjacent stair treads.
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Rise

Increase in height per unit length of a roof.
Found on http://www.corusconstruction.com/en/design_guidance/the_blue_book/

RISE

Research and Information State Education Trust
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RISE

Pathology Resident In-Service Examination
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Rise

In stairs, the vertical height of a step or flight of stairs.
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Rise

Vertical height of arch from springing level to the crown of the intrados.
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Rise

vertical height between springing line and underside of keystone. See arch. (Illustration)
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Rise

The vertical distance between the spring line of an arch or vault and the keystone or boss.
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Rise

Rise intransitive verb [ imperfect Rose ; past participle Risen ; present participle & verbal noun Rising .] [ Anglo-Saxon rīsan ; akin to Old Saxon rīsan , Dutch rijzen
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Rise

Rise noun 1. The act of rising, or the state of being risen. 2. The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step. 3. Land which is somewhat hi...
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Rise

Rise transitive verb [ See Rise , intransitive verb ] 1. To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill. 2. To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above ...
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rise

1. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait. ... To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like. ... To move upward under the influence of a pr...
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rise

ascent noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
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rise

hike 1 cost increase noun an increase in cost; `they asked for a 10% rise in rates`
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Rise

• (v. i.) To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise. • (v. i.) To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill. • (v.) To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone. • (v....
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Rise

With yeast dough's, to leave the dough in a warm place and allow to double in volume.
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Rise

- The vertical distance from the eaves line to the ridge. Also the vertical distance from stair tread to stair tread (and not to exceed 7 ½').
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Rise

  The vertical distance from the eaves line to the ridge.
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Rise

Vertical distance from the finished floor level of the terminal landing to the finished floor of the top landing. See also: Travel
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