Rising

Definition of Rising

Ris´ing
a.1.Attaining a higher place; taking, or moving in, an upward direction; appearing above the horizon; ascending; as, the rising moon.
2.Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character.
Among the rising theologians of Germany.
- Hare.
3.Growing; advancing to adult years and to the state of active life; as, the rising generation.
prep.1.More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.
n.1.The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).
2.That which rises; a tumor; a boil.
Rising main
(Waterworks) the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

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