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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ascensional  \As*cen"sion*al\,  a. 
  Relating  to  ascension;  connected  with  ascent;  ascensive; 
  tending  upward;  as  the  ascensional  power  of  a  balloon. 
 
  {Ascensional  difference}  (Astron.),  the  difference  between 
  oblique  and  right  ascension;  --  used  chiefly  as  expressing 
  the  difference  between  the  time  of  the  rising  or  setting 
  of  a  body  and  six  o'clock,  or  six  hours  from  its  meridian 
  passage. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ascensional 
  adj  :  tending  to  rise 




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