camping

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camp 1

 (kămp)
n.
1.
a. A place where tents, huts, or other temporary shelters are set up, as by soldiers, nomads, or travelers.
b. A cabin or shelter or group of such buildings: gathered branches and grasses for a makeshift camp; had a fishing camp in Vermont.
c. The people using such shelters: a howl that awakened the whole camp.
2.
a. A place in the country that offers simple group accommodations and organized recreation or instruction, as for vacationing children: a girls' summer camp; a tennis camp.
b. Sports A place where athletes engage in intensive training, especially preseason training.
c. The people attending the programs at such a place.
3. A prison camp or concentration camp.
4. Military service; army life.
5. A group of people who think alike or share a cause; side: The council members disagreed, falling into liberal and conservative camps.
v. camped, camp·ing, camps
v.intr.
1. To make or set up a camp.
2. To live in or as if in a camp; settle: We camped in the apartment until the furniture arrived.
v.tr.
To shelter or lodge in a camp; encamp: They camped themselves by a river.

[Early Modern English, from Middle French, probably from Italian or Spanish campo, both from Latin campus, field; see campus.]

camp 2

 (kămp)
n.
Deliberate affectation or exaggeration of style, especially of popular or outdated style, for ironic or humorous effect: "Camp is popularity plus vulgarity plus innocence" (Indra Jahalani).
adj.
1. Showing or characterized by camp: played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect.
2. Given to or characterized by exaggerated, effeminate mannerisms.
v. camped, camp·ing, camps
v.intr.
1. To act in a histrionic or exaggerated manner.
2. To act in an exaggerated, effeminate manner.
v.tr.
To exaggerate or overdramatize: camped up the characters in the play.

[Origin unknown.]

camp′y adj.

cAMP

abbr.
cyclic AMP
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camping - the act of encamping and living in tents in a campcamping - the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"
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Translations
تَخْييمتَخْيِيم
kempinkkempovánítáboření
campinglejrliv
telttailu
kampiranje
útilega
キャンプ生活
야영
táborenie
kamptabortaborjenje
camping
การไปค่าย
kamp yapmakamping
việc đi cắm trại

camping

[ˈkæmpɪŋ]
A. Ncámping m
B. CPD Camping gas® N (Brit) (= gas) → gas m butano (US) (= stove) → cámping gas ® m
camping ground N(terreno m de) cámping m
camping site N = camping ground camping van Ncaravana f, autocaravana f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

camping

[ˈkæmpɪŋ] ncamping m
to go camping → faire du camping
We went camping in Cornwall → Nous avons fait du camping en Cornouailles.camping gas n
(British) (= gas) → butane m
(US) (= stove) → camping-gaz® m invcamping ground camping site ncamping m, terrain m de campingcamping stove nréchaud m de campingcamp site ncamping m, terrain m de camping
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

camping

nZelten nt, → Camping nt; no campingZelten verboten!

camping

in cpdsCamping-;
camping gas
n (US) → Campinggas nt
camping ground
nZeltplatz m
camping site
nCampingplatz m, → Zeltplatz m
camping van
nWohnmobil nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

camping

[ˈkæmpɪŋ] ncampeggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

camp

(kӕmp) noun
1. a piece of ground with tents pitched on it.
2. a collection of buildings, huts or tents in which people stay temporarily for a certain purpose. a holiday camp.
3. a military station, barracks etc.
4. a party or side. They belong to different political camps.
verb
(also go camping) to set up, and live in, a tent / tents. We camped on the beach; We go camping every year.
ˈcamper noun
1. a person who goes camping.
2. (especially American) a motor-caravan.
ˈcamping noun
camp bed (American cot)
a light folding bed (not only for camping). The visitor will have to sleep on a camp bed.
camp-fire noun
the fire on which campers cook, and round which they sit in the evening etc.
ˈcampsite noun
a piece of land on which tents may be pitched.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

camping

تَخْيِيم kempování camping Camping κάμπινγκ camping telttailu camping kampiranje campeggio キャンプ生活 야영 camping camping biwakowanie camping, campismo проживание в палатке camping การไปค่าย kamping việc đi cắm trại 露营
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READ MORE: https://www.scotsman.com/news/people/walk-this-way-falkirk-gets-named-as-uk-s-rambling-capital-1-4962839David Welsh, founder of the group, said: "I am in a Facebook group called Scottish hill walking and wild camping. A few people were posting pictures like this and some didn't like it so I started a private group as a bit of fun so they could post their pictures without anyone moaning or getting offended.
"Walkers and climbers going into the hills and wild camping tend to leave little trace of where they have been.
Motz hopes to average 85 miles a day, stopping to rest at night by stringing a hammock between trees for "wild camping."
The post said: "This is not wild camping. Sadly, this sight is becoming all too familiar to us in the regional park.
But particularly when wild camping and using fires or other naked flames for cooking.
Stating his reasons, the president said he was not opposing the attempt to introduce rules, norms and standards for a healthy environment, but wild camping regulations introduced by the amendments were much more restrictive compared to the previous ones.
This means no more late-night fishing, no more wild camping, no late-night barbecues, no midnight swimming and no more dawn photographs.
Mostly "wild camping" - stopping anywhere they liked the look of rather than sticking to ready-made sites - they were spending around [pounds sterling]600 a month on petrol and food.
Cameron, a fan of wild camping, shows us marsh grass you can peel and eat, and use as a candle wick.
The five-night Mountain Adventure Challenge based at Barnutopia near Oswestry has glampers rock climbing, abseiling, mountain biking, wild camping for one night and getting to the summit of a Welsh peak.
For a couple of nights we parked up alone alongside the coast for some 'wild camping', running the fridge, stove, water and lights off gas cylinders.
Keen amateur photographer and optical technician Duncan Spencer from Dolgarrog in Conwy sums it up: "It's just the freedom to go wherever you want," he says, telling me about how he prefers to do what's known as wild camping rather than go to official sites.