ascent

  1. an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  2. a movement upward
  3. the act of changing location in an upward direction

ascent

For a given font, its maximum distance above the baseline.

ascent

A font’s maximum distance above the baseline.
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ascent

[n] - an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
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Ascent

As·cent' [ Formed like descent , as if from a French ascente , from a verb ascendre , from Latin ascendere . See Ascend , Descent .] 1. The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent ; the ascent of vapors from the ear...
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ascent

acclivity noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road); `the car couldn`t make it up the rise`
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Ascent

• An eminence, hill, or high place. • The way or means by which one ascends. • The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth. • The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; ...
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ascent

ascent (uh SENT) 1. A rising or climbing; an upward movement; ascension, climb, climbing, rise, rising: 'The construction worker made a careful ascent up to the roof of the building.' 2. Incline, slope: 'The road made a sharp ascent to the top of the hill.' 3. Advancement, advance, rise, progress, progression, ascension: 'We were amazed ...
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Ascent

[journal] Ascent is an American literary magazine that publishes stories, poems, and essays, many of which are later reprinted in annual anthologies. The journal is based at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. The journal was originally founded in 1975 at the University of Illinois by Daniel Curley. In 1996, essayist and English schol...
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Ascent

[magazine] ascent is an independent, not-for-profit magazine published quarterly that explores the intersection of spiritual values with social and political issues, art, culture and contemporary thought. ascent also publishes a website, a blog, books, and holds an annual retreat at Yasodhara Ashram. The tag line for the magazine is “Yoga...
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Ascent

Going up into the clouds.
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