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.

 

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Ris"ing, prep.

More than; exceeding; upwards of; as, a horse rising six years of age.

[Colloq. & Low, U.S.]

 

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Ris"ing, n.

1.

The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense).

2.

That which rises; a tumor; a boil.

Lev. xiii. 10.

Rising main Waterworks, the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir.

 

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