Definitions for "Rising sign"
Synonymous with Ascendant. See Ascendant.
Ascendant; sign on the eastern horizon at time of birth signifying the personality as viewed by others.
Also known as the Ascendant. The degree at which the Zodiac rests over the eastern horizon of the birthplace at the moment of one's birth; commonly refers to the Sign which is peering over the horizon at that very moment. A new Sign rises approximately every two hours. The Rising Sign represents one's persona and image to the world.