- "He was a man of African descent"
a downward slope
- "There is a steep descent from the top of the hill"
- sluttning [ alpin ]
a movement downward
the act of changing your location in a downward direction
- "The plane began its final descent into the airport"
- "The descent of the mountain is not without hazards"
- nedstigning [ alpin ]
- "theory of descent"
- descendens [ religion ]
the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors