climbing


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climb

 (klīm)
v. climbed, climb·ing, climbs
v.intr.
1.
a. To move upward, especially by using the hands and feet: We climbed until we reached the shelter. The truck climbed the mountain highway.
b. To move in a specified direction by using the hands and feet: climbed down the ladder; climbed out the window.
c. To engage in the activity or sport of mountain climbing.
2. To rise slowly or steadily; ascend: The plane climbed into the clouds. See Synonyms at rise.
3. To slant or slope upward: The road climbs steeply to the top.
4. To grow in an upward direction, as some plants do, often by means of twining stems or tendrils.
v.tr.
1. To move upward on or mount, especially by using the hands and feet or the feet alone; ascend: The hikers climbed the mountain. We climbed the stairs. The tractor climbed the hill.
2. To grow in an upward direction on or over: ivy climbing the walls.
n.
1. An act of climbing; an ascent: a long, exhausting climb to the top.
2. A place to be climbed: The face of the cliff was a steep climb.
Idiom:
climb the walls
To be anxious or frantic.

[Middle English climben, from Old English climban.]

climb′a·ble (klī′mə-bəl) adj.

climbing

(ˈklaɪmɪŋ)
n
the activity of ascending, esp rocks or mountains
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.climbing - an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)climbing - an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
Translations
horolezectví
klatring
kiipeäminen
penjanje
クライミング
등반
plezanje
klättring
การปีน
sự leo trèo

climbing

[ˈklaɪmɪŋ]
A. N (= rock climbing) → montañismo m, alpinismo m, andinismo m (LAm)
to go climbinghacer montañismo or alpinismo, ir de escalada
B. CPD climbing frame N estructura metálica en la cual los niños juegan trepando
climbing irons NPLgarfios mpl

climbing

[ˈklaɪmɪŋ] n (gen)escalade f (also rock climbing) → varappe f
to go climbing → faire de l'escalade
We're going climbing in Scotland → Nous allons faire de l'escalade en Écosse.climbing accident naccident m d'escaladeclimbing boot nchaussure f de montagneclimbing frame ncage f à poulesclimbing wall nmur m d'escalade

climbing

adj
Berg(steiger)-; (= rock climbing)Kletter-; accident, partnerbeim Bergsteigen; we are going on a climbing holidaywir gehen im Urlaub zum Bergsteigen/Klettern; climbing clubBergsteiger-/Kletterklub m; climbing speed (Aviat) → Steiggeschwindigkeit f
plantKletter-
n
Bergsteigen nt; (= rock climbing)Klettern nt; to go climbingbergsteigen/klettern gehen, zum Bergsteigen/Klettern gehen; we did a lot of climbingwir sind viel geklettert
(pej: also social climbing) → sozialer Aufstieg

climbing

:
climbing frame
climbing irons
plSteigeisen pl
climbing plant
climbing wall
nKletterwand f

climbing

[ˈklaɪmɪŋ] n (rock climbing) → alpinismo
to go climbing → andare a far roccia

climbing

تَسَلُّق horolezectví klatring Klettern ορειβασία escalada kiipeäminen escalade penjanje alpinismo クライミング 등반 bergsport klatring wspinaczka alpinismo восхождение klättring การปีน dağcılık sự leo trèo 攀登
References in classic literature ?
Immediately, and with great caution and quietness, we began climbing up the cliff.
Again and again he slipped back, losing all that he had gained, while the lion kept steadily at his climbing, coming ever closer and closer to the ape-man.
The little ant-- observing that I was noticing--turned him on his back, sunk his fangs into his throat, lifted him into the air and started vigorously off with him, stumbling over little pebbles, stepping on the spider's legs and tripping himself up, dragging him backward, shoving him bodily ahead, dragging him up stones six inches high instead of going around them, climbing weeds twenty times his own height and jumping from their summits--and finally leaving him in the middle of the road to be confiscated by any other fool of an ant that wanted him.
Suppose," said Ojo, "you wait here and let me do the climbing, for it's on my account we're searching for the dark well.
And above all did I learn standing and walking and running and leaping and climbing and dancing.
This however is my teaching: he who wisheth one day to fly, must first learn standing and walking and running and climbing and dancing:--one doth not fly into flying!
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE VALLEY--GOLDEN LIZARDS--TAMENESS OF THE BIRDS--MOSQUITOES--FLIES--DOGS--A SOLITARY CAT--THE CLIMATE--THE COCOANUT TREE--SINGULAR MODES OF CLIMBING IT--AN AGILE YOUNG CHIEF--FEARLESSNESS OF THE CHILDREN--TOO-TOO AND THE COCOANUT TREE--THE BIRDS OF THE VALLEY
In this way I have seen little children, scarcely five years of age, fearlessly climbing the slender pole of a young cocoanut tree, and while hanging perhaps fifty feet from the ground, receiving the plaudits of their parents beneath, who clapped their hands, and encouraged them to mount still higher.
A Newton Aycliffe climbing centre with adventure walls, speed climbing, a tower, mosaic climbing and bouldering is open for bookings now following a massive PS350,000 boost.
Nonetheless, climbing K2, which is one of the hardest peaks to summit especially in winter, is going to be very challenging.
APS350,000 investment has given a County Durham climbing facility a major lift and created a raft of jobs.
SNOWDOME Climb has arrived - the ultimate climbing adventure for all the family.