Rising

Definitions of "Rising"

Ascending, sloping upward, or advancing. adjective

Developing or emerging. adjective

Increasing in power or influence. adjective

About to begin a certain grade or educational level. adjective

The action of one that rises. noun

An uprising; an insurrection. noun

A slope or hill. noun

The act of one who or that which rises. noun

Specifically— The appearance of the sun or a star above the horizon. In astronomy the sun or a planet is said to rise when the upper limb appears in the horizon; and in calculating the time allowance must be made for refraction, parallax, and the dip of the horizon. Primitive astronomers defined the seasons by means of the risings and settings of certain stars relatively to the sun. These, called by Kepler “poetical risings and settings,” are the acronychal, cosmical, and heliacal (see these words). noun

The act of arising from the dead, or of coming to life again; resurrection. noun

A hostile demonstration of people opposed to the government; a revolt; an insurrection; sedition: as, to call out troops to quell a rising. noun

That which rises; a prominence, elevation, or swelling; specifically, a tumor on the body, as a boil or a wen. noun

The word "Rising" in example sentences

Extend the exercise so as to produce with each element, and with all the various intervals, a series or succession of rising and falling intervals, thus: _rising, falling, rising, falling_, etc. The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886

I seem on a narrow island, the ocean is all around me, and the tide is rising, _rising_. Barriers Burned Away

It occurs to me that it might be a good idea to call Maggie … to call someone, at any rate—Izzy, or Peter, or even, his name rising phantomlike and unwelcome but rising, incredibly, nonetheless, Con… Hollywood Savage

It occurs to me that it might be a good idea to call Maggie … to call someone, at any rate—Izzy, or Peter, or even, his name rising phantomlike and unwelcome but rising, incredibly, nonetheless, Con… Hollywood Savage

May 11, 2009 at 9:31 pm the compendium have everything that ever had the title rising star on te cover page. This Week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Rising Stars | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

He cited terrorist networks, the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, and what he called rising regional powers — a likely reference to China and its growing military might — as threats to U.S. security. Panetta warns that defense cuts above $400B would be harmful

He cited terrorist networks, the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, and what he called rising regional powers — a likely reference to China and its growing military might — as threats to U.S. security. Panetta warns that defense cuts above $400B would be harmful

The U.N. refugee agency expressed alarm Tuesday at what it called rising violence by armed Libyans against sub-Saharan Africans, both in the rebel-controlled eastern portions and in Gadhafi's stronghold in the west. Gadhafi loyalists stop migrants from leaving Libya

Journalists have imposed a news blackout on the government in response to what they describe as rising brutality against those covering the demonstrations. Yoweri Museveni casts foreign media as Uganda's enemies over protest coverage

In a lead news article today headlined "Watching a Watchdog," the industry publication Inside Higher Ed draws attention to what it terms rising concerns among higher education observers about the editorial independence of The Washington Post in covering for-profit higher education. Higher ed community focuses on Post, Kaplan

She said she was alarmed by what she called the rising levels of "debt, dishonesty and corruption." Beck, Palin Stress 'Honor' at Rally

Kim also reiterated the country's threat to bolster its nuclear deterrent in a new, though unspecified, way to cope with what he called rising nuclear threats from the U.S. U.S. Sends Message To North Korea With High-Profile Military Maneuvers

He outlined the tax breaks he wants for the American family, including $1,000 per family, per year, to offset what he calls rising prices. CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2008

While people wait for "normalcy" -- which they define as rising stock prices -- to reappear, the 27-month bear market has wiped out many of the outsize gains investors racked up in the late '90s. Don't Wait Up For The Party

That's going to limit the amount of heat that's going to be on the ground, so that will limit the amount of what we call rising motion that gets the storms going. CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2007

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