Ascender
Get Ascender essential facts below. View Videos or join the Ascender discussion. Add Ascender to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Ascender

English

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology

ascend +‎ -er

Pronunciation

Noun

ascender (plural ascenders)

  1. (typography, graphology) The portion of a lowercase letter that extends above the midline.
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 1,
      Catherine had a paperback called Graphology: The Mind in the Hand, which gave her all sorts of warnings about people's tendencies and repressions ("Artist or Madman?" "Pet or Brute?"). "It's those enormous ascenders, darling," she said: "I see a lot of ego."
  2. (climbing) a mechanical device used for ascending on a rope; ascendeur.

Coordinate terms

Related terms

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Anagrams


Interlingua

Verb

ascender

  1. to ascend, go up

Conjugation


Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ascendo, ascendere.

Pronunciation

Verb

ascender (first-person singular present indicative ascendo, past participle ascendido)

  1. (intransitive) to ascend; to rise

Conjugation

Synonyms

Related terms


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ascendo, ascendere.

Verb

ascender (first-person singular present asciendo, first-person singular preterite ascendí, past participle ascendido)

  1. to ascend, to mount, to climb
  2. (business) to advance
  3. (status) to rise

Conjugation

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.

Related terms


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

ascender
 



 



 
Music Scenes