Definition of descending:
- descending (part of speech: verb)
- following (part of speech: verb)
- "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
When Mena saw the twelve princes descending to the ground, he shouted through his hands, using them as a speaking trumpet, and called to Rameri, who was about to slip down the rope they had contrived, the last of them all.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
The perspiration stood out on his forehead, his hands grew wet, and his breath came short; but at last, when feeling that his task must be done, for if he did not drop, Tom Fillot would begin to climb up, only to be struck back, he drew a long breath, and pressing his feet hard against the stern, instead of descending he began to draw himself up.- "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.