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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ???ENS?ON

accension

accension
(n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

ascension

ascension
(n.) The act of ascending; a rising; ascent.
(n.) Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) Also, Ascension Day.
(n.) An ascending or arising, as in distillation; also that which arises, as from distillation.

dimension

dimension
(n.) Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
(n.) Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
(n.) The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.
(n.) A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.
(n.) The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.

extension

extension
(v. t.) The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
(v. t.) That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.
(v. t.) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension.
(v. t.) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
(v. t.) The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.
(v. t.) A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

incension

incension
(n.) The act of kindling, or the state of being kindled or on fire.

intension

intension
(n.) A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.
(n.) Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency.
(n.) The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; -- opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.

ostension

ostension
(n.) The showing of the sacrament on the altar in order that it may receive the adoration of the communicants.

recension

recension
(n.) The act of reviewing or revising; review; examination; enumeration.
(n.) Specifically, the review of a text (as of an ancient author) by an editor; critical revisal and establishment.
(n.) The result of such a work; a text established by critical revision; an edited version.