Definition of Ascender

1. Noun. Someone who ascends.

Specialized synonyms: Climber, Mounter
Generic synonyms: Mover
Derivative terms: Ascend



2. Noun. A lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters.
Generic synonyms: Alphabetic Character, Letter, Letter Of The Alphabet
Derivative terms: Ascend

3. Noun. (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters.
Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Generic synonyms: Line

Definition of Ascender

1. Noun. (typography) The portion of a lowercase letter that extends above the midline of a typeface. ¹

2. Noun. (context: climbing) a mechanical device used for ascending on a rope ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ascender

1. one that ascends [n -S] - See also: ascends

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascender

ascendance
ascendances
ascendancies
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendants
ascended
ascendence
ascendences
ascendencies
ascendency
ascendens
ascendent
ascendents
ascender (current term)
ascenders
ascendest
ascendeth
ascendible
ascending
ascending(a)
ascending anterior branch
ascending aorta
ascending artery
ascending branch
ascending branch of the inferior mesenteric artery
ascending cervical artery
ascending cholangitis
ascending colon

Literary usage of Ascender

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Critical, Historical, and Philosophical Contributions to the Study of the by Henry Clark Barlow (1864)
"932, "Che nave facti borni ascender pria." In the Cod. Brit. 839 we find this postilla ... 3199, has Che navien fatti i borni ascender pria. The C. Vat. ..."

2. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman (1850)
"To ascend a kill, ascender 6 subir it usa colins 6 ... Ascension, Is accion do ascender. 2. Ascension, Is subida Visible do nuestro Redentor it los cielos. ..."

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