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  • 1 Rising — may refer to:* Rising (novel), the last novel of R. C. Hutchinson *The following albums: ** Rising (Rainbow album) ** Rising (Donovan album) ** Rising (Yoko Ono album) ** Rising (Stuck Mojo album) * Rising ( Stargate Atlantis ), the series… …

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  • 2 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Increasing in wealth, power, or distinction; as, a rising state; a rising character …

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  • 3 rising — [rī′ziŋ] adj. 1. that rises; going up, ascending, mounting, advancing, sloping upward, etc. 2. advancing to adult years; growing; maturing [the rising generation] 3. Astrol. ASCENDANT (sense 3) ☆ 4. [Informal or Dial.] 5 …

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  • 4 Rising — Ris ing, prep. More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age. [Colloq. & Low, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Rising — Ris ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense). [1913 Webster] 2. That which rises; a tumor; a boil. Lev. xiii. 10. [1913 Webster] {Rising main} (Waterworks), the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an… …

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  • 6 rising — index insurrection, outbreak, outburst, progressive (going forward), prominent, prosperous, rebellion, revolt …

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  • 7 rising — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ approaching a specified age. ► NOUN ▪ a revolt …

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  • 8 Rising — Rainbow Rising Студийный альбом Rainbow …

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  • 9 Rising — Recorded in several forms including Rising, Risen and Risson, this is an English surname. It is locational from the village called Rising Castle or Wood Rising, both in the county of Norfolk, and both recorded as Risinga in the famous Domesday… …

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  • 10 Rising — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Rising est un album de Rainbow sorti en 1976. Rising est un album de Donovan sorti en 1990. Rising est un album de Yoko Ono sorti en 1995. Rising est un… …

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  • 11 rising — adj. & n. adj. 1 going up; getting higher. 2 increasing (rising costs). 3 advancing to maturity or high standing (the rising generation; a rising young lawyer). 4 approaching a specified age (the rising fives). 5 (of ground) sloping upwards. n. a …

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  • 12 Rising — Rise Rise (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise},… …

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  • 13 Rising Up — Infobox Album Name = Rising Up Type = studio Artist = Diamond Head Released = 1992 Recorded = Genre = Heavy metal Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = The Friday Rock Show Sessions/Live at Reading (1992) This album = Rising Up… …

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  • 14 rising — /ruy zing/, adj. 1. advancing, ascending, or mounting: rising smoke. 2. growing or advancing to adult years: the rising generation. adv. Informal 3. somewhat more than: The crop came to rising 6000 bushels. 4. in approach of; almost; well nigh: a …

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  • 15 rising — ris|ing1 [ˈraızıŋ] adj 1.) [only before noun] becoming more important or famous ▪ Francesca was a rising star in the cinema. 2.) the rising generation BrE young people who will soon be old enough to vote, have jobs etc ▪ The rising generation of… …

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  • 16 rising — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑uprising ADJECTIVE ▪ peasant VERB + RISING ▪ take part in ▪ lead ▪ crush …

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  • 17 rising —    1. The resurgence of an underground watercourse, usually at the base margin of the calcareous massif, although in the instance of a blind valley the rising has eroded headwards for some distance. Each rising accounts for the collective… …

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  • 18 rising — 1 noun (C) a sudden attempt by a large group of people to violently remove a government or ruler 2 adjective 1 (only before noun) becoming more important or famous: a rising young actor 2 rising five/six etc nearly five, six etc years old 3 the… …

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  • 19 rising — UK [ˈraɪzɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms rising : singular rising plural risings a violent protest by a large group of people against a government or leader • the rising of something …

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  • 20 rising — ris•ing [[t]ˈraɪ zɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) advancing, ascending, or mounting 2) growing or advancing to adult years: the rising generation[/ex] 3) inf somewhat more than: The crop came to rising 6000 bushels[/ex] 4) inf in approach of; almost: a lad… …

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