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Definition: Ascensional difference
Ascensional \As*cen"sion*al\, a.
Relating to ascension; connected with ascent; ascensive;
tending upward; as, the ascensional power of a balloon.
Ascensional difference (Astron.), the difference between
oblique and right ascension; -- used chiefly as expressing
the difference between the time of the rising or setting
of a body and six o'clock, or six hours from its meridian
Difference \Dif"fer*ence\, n. [F. diff['e]rence, L.
1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being
different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;
unlikeness; variation; as, a difference of quality in
paper; a difference in degrees of heat, or of light; what
is the difference between the innocent and the guilty?
Differencies of administration, but the same Lord.
--1 Cor. xii.
2. Disagreement in opinion; dissension; controversy; quarrel;
hence, cause of dissension; matter in controversy.
What was the difference? It was a contention in
Away therefore went I with the constable, leaving
the old warden and the young constable to compose
their difference as they could. --T. Ellwood.
3. That by which one thing differs from another; that which
distinguishes or causes to differ; mark of distinction;
characteristic quality; specific attribute.
The marks and differences of sovereignty. --Davies.
4. Choice; preference. [Obs.]
That now he chooseth with vile difference
To be a beast, and lack intelligence. --Spenser.
5. (Her.) An addition to a coat of arms to distinguish the
bearings of two persons, which would otherwise be the
same. See Augmentation, and Marks of cadency, under
6. (Logic) The quality or attribute which is added to those
of the genus to constitute a species; a differentia.
7. (Math.) The quantity by which one quantity differs from
another, or the remainder left after subtracting the one
from the other.
Ascensional difference. See under Ascensional.
Syn: Distinction; dissimilarity; dissimilitude; variation;
diversity; variety; contrariety; disagreement; variance;
contest; contention; dispute; controversy; debate;
quarrel; wrangle; strife.