'descente' in Other Languages. British English: descent NOUN. A descent is a movement from a higher to a lower level or position. During the descent three people collapsed in the cold and rain. American English: descent. Brazilian Portuguese: declive. Chinese: 下降.What is the medical definition of descent?
Medical Definition of descent. 1 : the act or process of descending from a higher to a lower location descent of the testes into the scrotum.What is the meaning of steep descent?
There is a steep descent (= way down, such as a path) to the village below. His descent into crime was rapid. Their mother is of Irish descent (= family origin). The descent of dozens of motorcycles terrified local residents.What does it mean to be of line of descent?
descent noun (RELATION) . › [ U ] the state or fact of being related to a particular person or group of people who lived in the past: She's a woman of mixed/French descent. They trace their line of descent back to a French duke.