Definition of redescending in English:

redescending

adjective

  • 1That descends again.

  • 2Statistics. Of a function or curve: having two domains over which it decreases, separated by a domain near the origin over which it increases.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894), writer. From redescend + -ing.

Pronunciation

redescending

/ˌriːdɪˈsɛndɪŋ/