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Definition of Descending

Descending

  1. of Descend
  2. Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards.

Descending Quotations

Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
John Updike

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
Saint Augustine

Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
Daniel Boone

After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first.
Howard Carter

There's no doubt who was a leader in space after the Apollo Program. Nobody came close to us. And our education system, in science, technology, engineering and math, was at the top of the world. It's no longer there. We're descending rather rapidly.
Buzz Aldrin
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Descending Translations

descending in German is absteigend, abstammend, herunterkommend
descending in Spanish is descendiente
descending in Swedish is minskande
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