Ascensional difference
Ascensional As*cen"sion*al, a. Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive; tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ascensional difference — Difference Dif fer*ence, n. [F. diff[ e]rence, L. differentia.] 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity; unlikeness; variation; as, a difference of quality in paper; a difference in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascensional — As*cen sion*al, a. Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive; tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon. [1913 Webster] {Ascensional difference} (Astron.), the difference between oblique and right ascension; used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Difference — Dif fer*ence, n. [F. diff[ e]rence, L. differentia.] 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity; unlikeness; variation; as, a difference of quality in paper; a difference in degrees of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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