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1. descending

adjective. ['dɪˈsɛndɪŋ'] coming down or downward.

Synonyms

  • descendant
  • descendent
  • drizzling
  • falling
  • downhill
  • declivitous
  • downward-sloping
  • downward
  • downward-arching
  • raining
  • dropping
  • degressive

Antonyms

  • up
  • worsen
  • high
  • elated

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Words that Rhyme with Descending Colon

  • semi-colon
  • ;semi-colon
  • margolin
  • swollen
  • stolen
  • tolen
  • tolan
  • solon
  • solan
  • rolon
  • rolen
  • rolan
  • polen
  • polan
  • nolan
  • molen
  • holen
  • holan
  • golan
  • folan
  • dollan
  • dolen
  • dolan
  • :colon
  • colen
  • colan
  • bowlen
  • bolon
  • bolen
  • bolan

Example sentences of the word descending-colon


1. Noun Phrase
For example, Wind-Removing Pose massages the ascending and descending colon.

2. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

Synonyms

  • sigmoid colon
  • large intestine
  • descending colon
  • ascending colon
  • vena sigmoideus
  • sigmoid vein
  • transverse colon
  • sigmoid flexure

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter).

Synonyms

  • punctuation mark

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos.

Synonyms

  • El Salvadoran colon
  • El Salvadoran monetary unit

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos.

Synonyms

  • Costa Rican monetary unit
  • Costa Rican colon

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. Colon

noun. a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal.

Synonyms

  • Republic of Panama
  • Aspinwall
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