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rising

[rahy-zing]
adjective
1.
advancing, ascending, or mounting: rising smoke.
2.
growing or advancing to adult years: the rising generation.
adverb Informal.
3.
somewhat more than: The crop came to rising 6000 bushels.
4.
in approach of; almost; well-nigh: a lad rising sixteen.
noun
5.
the act of a person or thing that rises.
6.
an insurrection; rebellion; revolt.
7.
something that rises; projection or prominence.
8.
a period of leavening of dough preceding baking.
9.
Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. a morbid swelling, as an abscess or boil.
10.
Also called riser. Nautical. a stringer supporting the thwarts of an open boat.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English (gerund). See rise, -ing2, ing1

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rising (ˈraɪzɪŋ)
 
n
1.  an insurrection or rebellion; revolt
2.  the yeast or leaven used to make dough rise in baking
 
adj
3.  increasing in rank, status, or reputation: a rising young politician
4.  increasing in maturity; growing up to adulthood: the rising generation
 
adv
5.  informal approaching the age of; nearly: she's rising 40

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rise
O.E. risan (usually arisan; class I strong verb; past tense ras, pp. risen), from P.Gmc. *us-risanan "to go up" (cf. O.N. risa, Goth. urreisan "to rise," O.H.G. risan "to rise, flow," Ger. reisen "to travel," originally "to rise for a journey"). Related to raise (q.v.). The noun meaning "upward movement"
is from 1573; the meaning "a piece of rising ground" is from 1639. Phrase to get a rise out of (someone) (1834) is a metaphor from angling (1651). Riser "upright part of a step" is from 1771.
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