Definitions for "Ascent"
Keywords:  upward, descent, incline, rise, tedious
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; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.
An upward incline.
The ascent of a character cell defines the position of the baseline within every character cell of a font. It is the number of pixels from the top of the cell to the baseline. The baseline is not a pixel row itself, but occurs between two pixel rows.
In traditional typography the ascent of a font was the distance from the top of a block of type to the baseline. Its precise meaning in modern typograph seems to vary with different definers.
A font's maximum distance above the baseline. Click here for an example.
Ascent is comprehensive, integrated school administration software package.
A comprehensive asset management system designed for use by IT professionals as a way to track server and network computing devices. It is NOT intended to track desktop, laptop, or other "end user" workstation class equipment.
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Keywords:  padi, dive, simulated, movement, faster
Ascent is the physical movement from depth to the surface. Generally accepted as no faster than 18m (60ft) per minute with PADI, although virtually all dive computers are based on a 10m (33ft) or less per minute ascent rate.
Movement in the direction of reduced pressure, whether simulated or due to actual elevation in water or air.
Keywords:  eminence, hill, high, place
An eminence, hill, or high place.
Keywords:  ascends, way, means, one
The way or means by which one ascends.