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‘I have three big reasons, of ascending importance.’
‘They nibbled the grass, adorably arranged in ascending size order.’
‘On the ascending part of the cardiac function curve, increases in return function increase Q (dot above) and represent a volume-responsive phase.’
‘The other implication is that, the caste system also involves the principle of rank and gradation, in so far as the rights increase in ascending order from untouchable to Brahmin.’
‘When all of the red balls have cleared from the table, the remaining colored balls are pocketed in ascending order from where the cue and object balls lie.’
‘Skyscrapers, once the hallmark of our devotion to the almighty dollar, appear in ascending quantity outside the US, perhaps because the dollar isn't so almighty after all.’
‘The filters are sorted in ascending order, based on their priorities.’
‘Briefly, the total number of revertants for each culture was ranked in ascending order.’
‘If higher, subsequent plays of that suit must be in ascending order.’
‘At the same time, the primes appear in ascending order.’
‘The possible bids in ascending order are as follows.’
‘If, for example, you had 40 years of annual rainfall records, you would first need to arrange the totals in ascending order (from lowest to highest).’
‘There are 26 pairs, one for each year of Southwood's life, in ascending sizes.’
‘I don't think in the moment many people realized this was the start of an ascending movement.’
‘Oh, and (in ascending order) the photography, music, and dialogue are truly excellent.’
‘For example, imagine a line of cards with random numbers written on them that you must rearrange in ascending order.’
‘Average pay rates were lowest in the Philippines, with Vietnam, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Indonesia, and India paying slightly better in ascending order from the bottom rank.’
‘The remaining passengers will be called to board in ascending order, with up to eight zones per flight depending on the size of the aircraft.’
‘Here is a complete list of the possible bids in ascending order, and their scores.’
‘The horizontal axis (the x-axis) represents the stock prices, labeled in ascending order.’
2Sloping or leading upward.
‘a gently ascending forest path’
‘blood pressure in the ascending aorta’
‘For the respondents on the ascending slope of their offending careers, alcohol involvement determined their starting point.’
‘Urine may become stagnant leading to chronic ascending bacterial urinary tract infections.’
‘For every vertical velocity value on the upward leg of the ascending branch there is an equal vertical velocity value downward on the descending branch.’
‘With a bamboo pole balanced on his shoulder from which was suspended two large baskets filled to the brim with fresh eggs, a man was trudging along an ascending slope paved with cobblestones, humming a tune to himself every now and then.’