Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To descend again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To descend again.

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  • verb To descend again.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ descend

Examples

  • Promethean fire by "redescend [ing] and trampl [ing] out the spark" (Prometheus 3. 1.1-24).

    Romanticism, Alchemy, and Psychology

  • Must one then redescend into the somber space through which crowds of people move about, crowds that, visible from above, cannot see there below.

    TerraServer, Part II

  • Must one then redescend into the somber space through which crowds of people move about, crowds that, visible from above, cannot see there below.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • Le succès est comme une grande roue; on ne peut vraiment apprécier la vue que l'on a d'en haut que si l'on redescend quelques fois.

    Enfants

  • But after being suspended for an instant aloft, the balloon began to redescend, the gas escaping by the rent which it was impossible to repair.

    The Mysterious Island

  • But after being suspended for an instant aloft, the balloon began to redescend, the gas escaping by the rent which it was impossible to repair.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Now since, as we have said, the moist and the dry evaporations are mixed, some quantity of this stuff must always be included in the clouds and the water that are formed by condensation, and must redescend to the earth in rain.

    Meteorology

  • One reminded of those mists that rise into a cool stratum of air soon to redescend in flakes of snow ....

    Bluebell A Novel

  • Next day we rise 2000 feet higher, and redescend 6500 feet to the banks of the Kischanganga, the chief affluent of the Jhelam, running mostly parallel to the course of the latter stream.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878

  • The soul, however, may ascend, and redescend in another birth.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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