Basic Guidelines For English Spellings

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1Increasing in size or importance.

*‘incomes ranked in ascending order of size’**‘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.’**‘Oh, and (in ascending order) the photography, music, and dialogue are truly excellent.’**‘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.’**‘At the same time, the primes appear in ascending order.’**‘The horizontal axis (the x-axis) represents the stock prices, labeled in ascending order.’**‘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.’**‘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.’**‘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, 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).’**‘The possible bids in ascending order are as follows.’**‘If higher, subsequent plays of that suit must be in ascending order.’**‘For example, imagine a line of cards with random numbers written on them that you must rearrange in ascending order.’**‘Here is a complete list of the possible bids in ascending order, and their scores.’**‘I have three big reasons, of ascending importance.’**‘They nibbled the grass, adorably arranged in ascending size order.’**‘There are 26 pairs, one for each year of Southwood's life, in ascending sizes.’**‘On the ascending part of the cardiac function curve, increases in return function increase Q (dot above) and represent a volume-responsive phase.’**‘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.’**‘I don't think in the moment many people realized this was the start of an ascending movement.’*

2Sloping or leading upward.

*‘a gently ascending forest path’**‘blood pressure in the ascending aorta’**‘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.’**‘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.’*

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