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descents, plural;
  1. An action of moving downward, dropping, or falling
    • - the plane had gone into a steep descent
  2. A downward slope, esp. a path or track
    • - a steep, badly eroded descent
  3. A moral, social, or psychological decline into a specified undesirable state
    • - the ancient empire's slow descent into barbarism
  4. The origin or background of a person in terms of family or nationality
    • - American families of Hungarian descent
  5. The transmission of qualities, property, or privileges by inheritance

  6. A sudden, violent attack
    • - a descent on the enemy airstrip

  1. a movement downward
  2. origin: properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
  3. the act of changing your location in a downward direction
  4. the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
  5. a downward slope or bend
  6. lineage: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
  7. Descent is a 2005 original film on the Sci Fi Channel.
  8. Descent is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Talia Lugacy and starring Rosario Dawson and Chad Faust.
  9. A descent during air travel is any portion where an aircraft decreases altitude, and is the opposite of an ascent or climb. Descents are an essential component of an approach to landing. ...
  10. In mathematics, the idea of descent has come to stand for a very general idea, extending the intuitive idea of 'gluing' in topology. Since the topologists' glue is actually the use of equivalence relations on topological spaces, the theory starts with some ideas on identification.
  11. The following is a list of episodes from the USA Network original series The Dead Zone. The series debuted on June 16, 2002.
  12. In typography, a typeface is a set of one or more fonts, in one or more sizes, designed with stylistic unity, each comprising a coordinated set of glyphs. ...
  13. An instance of descending; A way down; A sloping passage or incline; Lineage or hereditary derivation; A drop to a lower status or condition
  14. (descend) To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, as by falling, flowing, walking, etc.; to plunge; to fall; to incline downward; To enter mentally; to retire. ...
  15. (Descented) When ferrets come into the world they come equipped with a secret weapon… anal scent glands. In the U.S. nearly all ferrets which are purchased from pet stores have had these already removed. These ferrets are referred to as being descented. The reason for this is pure marketing. ...
  16. (Descend) To swim each lap in a faster time than the previous.  E.g., 4 x 50 yards on a 1-minute interval, swim #1 in 50 seconds, #2 in 48 seconds, #3 in 46 seconds, and #4 faster than 46 seconds.
  17. (Descend) Swimming each swim faster than the previous in a set of repetitive distances. For example, descending 3x100 means each 100 is faster than the previous.
  18. (DESCEND) Suboperand used with SUMMARY(FIELDS and HDB(FIELDS for Summary HDB; requests field sort in descending order.
  19. (Descend) Each consecutive swim gets faster.  Your swim time decreases = you get faster.
  20. (Descend) Typically done over a repeat set, where you are steadily descending your time throughout the set. The first repeat distance is the slowest, and the last repeat distance is the fastest. Note this is time based.
  21. (Descend) Within a set, each given distance becomes faster as the set progresses.
  22. (descend (into Hell)) [N] touches upturned palm of [B] and then moves >DS in an arc and descends.
  23. (descend) (v) az etеrgе, barırģa, kеtеrgе, tayarģa, tüşürürgе, tüşеrgе
  24. Manner of succession to title to property of an intestate decedent.
  25. Hereditary succession by act of law when property does not pass by a will.