The weight of the evidence is now suggesting that not only did birds not descend from
dinosaurs, but that some species now believed to be dinosaurs may have descended from birds," said Ruben.
5 : to come down from a source or ancestor : derive <Many words descend from
The controllers reportedly instructed the British Airways aircraft to descend from
16,800 feet to 16,500 feet and the collision avoidance system was triggered.
I descend from
2 Black parents, 4 Black grandparents, 8 great grandparents and 16 great-great grandparents.
A fruit or a cure, both of which also exist mentally, actually descend from their imaginal origin--that is to say they are manifested from man's repository of knowledge.
Now, the things that descend from the dominion (malakut) to the kingdom (mulk) are in a similar situation.
When the things that descend from the Divine Treasures to the isthmus and imaginal world and then to the natural and physical world are compared to their ideas and realities in the higher worlds, it becomes apparent that the distinctions are not two-sided ones and the differences are not ones resulting from separation.
In the descent to nature, the origin cannot be put alongside the things that descend from it and be counted as though it were one of them.
Hence the need for an intermediate landing at the top of the box to which escalators descend from
the level of the upper lines.
The latter, which descend from
Lucian, do not pretend to be recording a conversation which has really taken place but present themselves as a production of fantasy in which the play of ideas between the interlocutors is more significant than their historical verisimilitude.