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meanings of ascent


  1. The way or means by which one ascends.
  2. An increase, for example in popularity or hierarchy.
  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.
  5. The ascender height in a typeface.
  6. The act of ascending; a motion upwards.

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