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Definition of: ASCENT

ascent
The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.
The way or means by which one ascends.
An eminence, hill, or high place.
The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

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enacts
enacts
Act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
Order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
Establish by law
secant
secant
(a.) Cutting; divivding into two parts; as, a secant line.
(a.) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points.
(a.) A right line drawn from the center of a circle through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn from the other end; the number expressing the ratio line of this line to the radius of the circle. See Trigonometrical function, under Function.