Descending

Definition of Descending

De`scend´ing
a.1.Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards.
Descending constellations
(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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