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moun·tain·eer·ing

 (moun′tn-ēr′ĭng)
n.
The climbing of mountains, especially using special equipment and techniques on rock, ice, or snow. Also called mountain climbing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountainmountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountain
mount, climb - the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
Alpinism - mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)
abseil, rappel - (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
aerodontalgia - pain in the teeth that results from a change in air pressure (as in flying or mountain climbing)
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Translations
تَسَلُقُ الْـجِبَالِتَسَلُّق الجِبال
horolezectví
bjergbestigning
vuorikiipeily
planinarenje
hegymászás
fjallganga
登山
등산
horolezectvo
alpinizem
bergsbestigning
การไต่เขา
trò leo núi

mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ]
A. Nalpinismo m, andinismo m (LAm)
B. CPDmontañero, alpinista
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mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ] nalpinisme m
to go mountaineering → faire de l'alpinisme
I go mountaineering → Je fais de l'alpinisme.mountain goat nchèvre f de montagne
as sure-footed as a mountain goat → agile comme un chamois
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mountaineering

nBergsteigen nt
attrBergsteiger-; mountaineering expeditionBergpartie f; mountaineering schoolBergsteigerschule f; mountaineering skillbergsteigerisches Können; learn mountaineering skills with …erlernen Sie das Bergsteigen mit …; in mountaineering circlesunter Bergsteigern
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ] nalpinismo
to go mountaineering → fare dell'alpinismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mountain

(mauntən) noun
a high hill. Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world; (also adjective) a mountain stream.
ˈmountain birch noun
a type of birch tree.
ˈmountain bike noun
a bicycle with wide tyres for riding over rough ground.
ˈmountain plateauplateauˈmountain range noun
a row of mountains.
ˈmountain ridge noun
a long raised surface along the top of a mountain.
ˌmountaiˈneer noun
a person who climbs mountains, especially with skill, or as his occupation.
ˌmountaiˈneering noun
mountain-climbing.
ˈmountainous adjective
full of mountains. The country is very mountainous.
ˈmountain-side noun
the slope of a mountain. The avalanche swept the climbers down the mountain-side.
ˈmountain-top noun
the summit of a mountain.
make a mountain out of a molehill
to exaggerate the importance of a problem. etc.
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mountaineering

تَسَلُقُ الْـجِبَالِ horolezectví bjergbestigning Bergsteigen ορειβασία alpinismo vuorikiipeily alpinisme planinarenje alpinismo 登山 등산 bergsport fjellklatring alpinistyka alpinismo альпинизм bergsbestigning การไต่เขา dağcılık trò leo núi 登山
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mountaineering

n alpinismo, montañismo
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References in classic literature ?
The sensation reminded me of my only experience of mountaineering, and from that I judged the air to be more rarefied than it is now.
So the two assumed complete mountaineering costumes and departed.
A salute to the mountaineering team for their success, Khan remarked.
This is the first expedition organized jointly by the state's sports and youth affairs (SYA) department and the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (APIMF).
Islamabad -- A group of 12-member Mountaineering team has arrived after completing an expedition of Spantik Peak in record time of 13 days, says a press release.
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A 10-member Indian Air Force (IAF) mountaineering team led by Wing Commander SK Kutty set off on an alpine style mountaineering expedition to 5,885-metre Mt.
He said that mountaineering is an emerging sport in Pakistan as Pakistan is blessed with some of the highest mountains of the world which makes it a great climbing destination for mountaineers.
At the camp, training in basics skills of mountaineering, trekking and rappelling is being given to the adventurous youth of the region.
They were trained last year by the Mountain Wilderness first course of Environment-Friendly Mountaineering, held on site along the glacier of Falak Sar peak.
Summary: Ladakh [India], Aug 29 (ANI): On behalf of Director General, BSF, floral tributes were paid by a team of BSF officials, led by Abhinav Kumar, Inspector General, BSF Kashmir Frontier, to 13 jawans of BSF Mountaineering expedition team at Panamik village in Nubra Valley, Ladakh.
Government has accorded the highest priority for the development of mountaineering tourism targeting the Visit Year 2020 which aims to attract 2 million foreign tourists to Nepal.
ISLAMABAD -- Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) and mountaineers Mohammad Ali Sadpara and Mirza Ali Baig Monday urged the concerned authorities to pay heed to the mountaineering industry, saying the country is blessed with many high peaks which attracts international tourists.