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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Descending  \De*scend"ing\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  descent;  moving  downwards. 
  {Descending  constellations}  or  {signs}  (Astron.),  those 
  through  which  the  planets  descent  toward  the  south. 
  {Descending  node}  (Astron.),  that  point  in  a  planet's  orbit 
  where  it  intersects  the  ecliptic  in  passing  southward. 
  {Descending  series}  (Math.),  a  series  in  which  each  term  is 
  numerically  smaller  than  the  preceding  one  also  a  series 
  arranged  according  to  descending  powers  of  a  quantity. 

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