Translation of ascent in Spanish:

ascent

escalada, n.

Pronunciation /əˈsɛnt//əˈsɛnt/

noun

  • 1

    (of mountain)
    escalada feminine
    ascensión formal
    the ascent of Everest la ascensión al Everest
    • There has, however, been an unexpected twist to the tale that may serve as a warning for other successful entrepreneurs dreaming of a swift ascent to celebrity land through the magic door of television.
    • We'll see if, like his brother, Stephen can feast on Indy League pitching before making a rapid ascent to the bigs.
    • Small, pale brown leaves covered the ground, and the tortured mesquite trunks twisted and cracked on their upward ascent.
    • The broad story of Capote's ascent to literary greatness and descent into decades of writer's block in that time is well known.
    • In another sixty or seventy yards the tunnel would begin a final ascent to its exit on the western side of the arroyo where Axler's men would be waiting with their transport.
    • Most people consider acne to be a consequence of being a teenager, as though it were a rite of passage marking the ascent into adulthood.
    • The captain's story is conspicuously smooth, a vertical ascent to stardom.
    • Though Arthur was initially shocked by his ascent to the presidency, he rose to the occasion.
    • It signifies the ascent to power of a new kind of American, one profoundly at odds with that older type who aspired to modesty and self-restraint.
    • His progressive thinking is what has led to his quick ascent to the top of the world-renowned development studio.
    • After the first hour or so of gentle ascent through a lava flow the climb steepens.
    • With the advent of the electronic media, these popular forms gained new outlets and, in the case of jazz and film, began a rapid ascent to the level of genuine art.
    • Bruno restored the balance from teetering totally towards the canvas by his ascent to a brief reign as holder of a version of the world title.
    • Luckily when you are on the ascent the path cleverly twists and turns over the one-step streams to make the going reasonable, avoiding the worst.
    • Gone too is the sad figure of the politician who for some years has been making the arduous ascent to political mediocrity only to find that he/she has lost on the fifth, sixth or umpteenth time.
    • His ascent to his current post would be because Secretary Rice has confidence is his ability and character, not because he is a stalking horse for the Democrats.
    • This was a long, challenging day with groups climbing either Number 4 Gully or Ledge Route rather than the easier ascent by the tourist path.
    • Mary's ascent to the throne was clouded with the actions of the Duke of Northumberland and Lady Jane Grey.
    • But their ascent to this status depended largely on the processes of industrialisation, urbanisation and commodification.
    • The modern phase of Mysore began from 1800 with the ascent to the throne of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III.
    • We got to the first landing, the ascent upwards being a series of long curves and short straights, when I heard Rafferty's voice calling on us to wait up.
    • Her ascent to the presidentship of the Kerala Electricity Board Employees Confederation had attracted attention not least because of the controversy it led to.
    • And fortunately, it is a story that grows ever less likely to be repeated with the ascent to the bench of increasing numbers of females.
    • Keep going, however, and an ascent up sloping bedrock will be found at the end on the right.
    • Now the 27 year old from Pamplona is hitting the steepest part of the ascent, and gritting his teeth as the road ramps up.
    • It's a six-hour undertaking with a 700m ascent along paths hewed into near-vertical mountainside.
    • He is black, and some people were quick to credit his ascent to affirmative action and his editors' desire for a more diverse reporting staff.
    • The stress of the situation must have driven her to push hard in the race, as she rode strongly and powered up the final ascent to win the race.
    • It is little wonder, therefore, to find that there are still ‘pinch me’ moments for the rising star, given her remarkable ascent into the limelight.
  • 2

    (rise)
    ascenso masculine
    • Gaston, our pilot, checks two gauges - the variometer measures the balloon's rate of ascent or descent.
    • Wind measurements were performed every 4 h by tracking the ascent of a pilot balloon by radar.
    • As the balloon began its historic ascent, someone nearby questioned the usefulness of this new invention.
    • Ariane 44L carries four large liquid strap-on boosters to augment the launcher's thrust at liftoff and during the initial ascent.
    • The rapid ascent to high altitudes strained the silk beyond the tolerance limit.
    • As the balloon continued its ascent, propelled by the heat from the flames, gas tanks inside the balloon ignited and caused an explosion.
    • In the time remaining, and amid much giggling, we inflated our balloons, ready for the ascent.
    • Data produced by these balloon ascents result in data that is applied to the guns, improving accuracy of fire.
    • As flight director, Mr Noble, who attended Burnley Grammar School and took up ballooning in 1974, was to mastermind the ascent and ensure the pilots return safely to earth.
    • For example, after the shuttle has entered orbit, the cargo bay doors open to help release much of the pent-up heat created during liftoff and ascent.
    • A gutsy group of Ukrainians has made the world's first underground balloon ascent in a disused coal mine in Doneck.
    • An hour or two before launch the guidance software that controls the vehicle's ascent is loaded.
    • In July 1925 Friedmann made a record-breaking ascent in a balloon to 7400 metres to make meteorological and medical observations.
    • Flames licked out of the exhaust as the plane lifted off the runway and began the ascent, and as the noise faded into the distance it seemed to get even more intense.
    • Both heart rate and wingbeat frequency were significantly higher during ascent than later in the flight.
    • At the end of its ascent, the balloon bursts from the lack of air pressure in near space.
    • No need for rockets, ramjets, or other propulsive technologies, and the ascent to orbit can be made in a far more benign, safe environment than within a rocket.
    • May 20, 1910, was one of a series of days on which weather observations were collected from coordinated balloon ascents all over Europe.
    • Whether or not he gets back in one piece depends very much on a successful take-off and ascent to a relatively calm cruising altitude of up to 45,000 ft.
    • It ascended slowly and without sound, maintaining constant ascent and flight path towards the center of Manhattan.
  • 3

    (slope)
    subida feminine
    cuesta feminine