[n] the act of changing location in an upward direction
[n] (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
[n] (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his resurrection
[n] a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
[n] (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter