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Ascending signs Explained

Ascending signs at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascending \As*cend"ing\, a.
Rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite. --
{As*cend"ing*ly}, adv.

{Ascending latitude} (Astron.), the increasing latitude of a
planet. --Ferguson.

{Ascending line} (Geneol.), the line of relationship traced
backward or through one's ancestors. One's father and
mother, grandfather and grandmother, etc., are in the line
direct ascending.

{Ascending node} having, that node of the moon or a planet
wherein it passes the ecliptic to proceed northward. It is
also called the {northern node}. --Herschel.

{Ascending series}. (Math.)
(a) A series arranged according to the ascending powers of a
quantity.
(b) A series in which each term is greater than the
preceding.

{Ascending signs}, signs east of the meridian.