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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.
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climbing

(ˈklaɪmɪŋ)
n
the activity of ascending, esp rocks or mountains
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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"
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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
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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
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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
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climbing

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