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Ascender

An informal term for a stock or other security that has risen in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5.00 and closes at $5.25, it is said to be an ascender for that trading day. See also: Decliner.
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Furthermore, the rendering of Markham's name does not bear the extravagant ascenders or paraphs that Franciscus would surely have applied to it in such a circumstance.
(20.) A number of Franciscus's inscribed ascenders and descenders have been reproduced by Martha Driver: "Me fault faire," 430, fig.
Driver also discusses Morgan 126 and provides a full list of all sayings on ascenders written by Franciscus in Driver, "Printing the Confessio" 282 n.
(35.) Franciscus had as well the non-English habit for a scribe of announcing his name and initial letters as a half-page display as well as on ascenders and descenders; see, e.g., San Marino, CA, Huntington Library, HM 932, Statutes of the Archdeaconry of London, dated 1447, fol.
Robert, also known nicknamed as 'French Spiderman' because of his hi-fly climbing acts, had to use suction gears and mechanical ascenders to reach the observation platform of the 1,273-foot (388 meters) steel structure, since the building had no hand or footholds.