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Dictionary definition for: Ascension

1. (n) (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter

2. (n) a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

3. (n) (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection

4. (n) (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon

5. (n) the act of changing location in an upward direction

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