scrambling

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scram·ble

 (skrăm′bəl)
v. scram·bled, scram·bling, scram·bles
v.intr.
1. To move or climb hurriedly, especially on the hands and knees.
2. To struggle or contend frantically in order to get something: scrambled for the best seats.
3. To take off with all possible haste, as to intercept enemy aircraft.
4. Football
a. To run around with the ball behind the line of scrimmage in order to avoid being tackled while searching for an open receiver.
b. To run forward with the ball when unable to complete an intended pass play. Used of a quarterback.
5. Linguistics To move to another position in a syntactic structure, as for emphasis. Used of phrases or other syntactic constituents.
v.tr.
1. To mix or throw together haphazardly.
2. To gather together in a hurried or disorderly fashion.
3. To cook (beaten eggs) until firm but with a soft consistency.
4. Electronics To distort or garble (a signal) so as to render it unintelligible without a special receiver.
5. To cause (aircraft) to take off as fast as possible, as to intercept enemy aircraft.
n.
1. The act or an instance of scrambling.
2. An arduous hike or climb over rough terrain.
3. A struggle for something: a scramble for new territory.
4. Sports See motocross.
5. A swift takeoff of military aircraft in response to an alert or attack.

[Perhaps blend of obsolete scamble, to struggle for, and dialectal cramble, to crawl.]

scrambling

(ˈskræmblɪŋ)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) Brit the activity of taking part in motorcycle rallies in which competitors race across rough open ground
Translations

scrambling

[ˈskræmblɪŋ] N
1. (Sport) → motocross m campo a través
2. (TV) → codificación f

scrambling

[ˈskræmblɪŋ] nmotocross m
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We are going to be rock scrambling, abseiling a 150ft quarry, going through tiny caves, eating only what we can find from the land, and jumping off a 30ft cliff
An early tide at Thurstaston meant that the tourists also encountered a spot of rock scrambling before hitting the steep hills of the Dales - but they all took it in their stride and embraced each mile with sheer determination.
On days when the water is high, the crossing can be too hazardous and so some rock scrambling is in order to reach a path on the same side of the stream The Langdale Pikes is undoubtedly one of the finest one-day walks in the country and was pretty busy even on the dull October day we visited.
On days when the water is high, the crossing can be too hazardous and so some rock scrambling is in order to reach a path on the same side of the stream The Langdale Pikes is undoubtedly one of the finest one-day walks in the country and was pretty busy even on the dull October day we visited Along the way there are a series of impressive waterfalls, a large tarn 1,500ft up and some wonderful views of the Langdale Valley to enjoy.
I am able to enjoy a relaxing swing at a quieter moment when I wasn't rock scrambling of rafting The Pagoda-like Quan Spa offers everything from 20-minute pedicures to five-day slimming packages
But I didn't go for the history; I went to trek among the Wadi's dry tributaries that screech from the cliff line and offer great rock scrambling and glorious views from atop the plateau that runs to the horizon.
Along the way he'll swim through rapids, do cliff jumps, and rock scrambling, and navigate waterfalls.
The trail is well maintained, except for the last few hundred yards to the top, where you will have to do some rock scrambling.
No houses, no roads, no phones - and worst of all no pub for at least another 10 miles of rock scrambling and burn leaping.
You'll want to be in good physical condition and prepared for some generous rock scrambling.