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Overview of noun ascension

The noun ascension has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord

((Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter)

2. rise, rising, ascent, ascension

(a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

3. Ascension, Ascension of Christ

((New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection)

4. ascension

((astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon)

5. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending

(the act of changing location in an upward direction) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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