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Princeton's WordNet

  1. climb, climbing, mountingnoun

    an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

Wiktionary

  1. climbingnoun

    The sport of climbing, ascending a wall or a rock or another object using available holds, generally with the safety of a rope and belayer.

  2. climbingnoun

    Climb; ascent.

  3. climbingadjective

    That climbs; that grows upwards by gripping onto a surface.

Wikipedia

  1. Climbing

    Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep topographical object that can range from the world's tallest mountains (e.g. the eight thousanders) to small boulders. Climbing is done for locomotion, sporting recreation, and for competition, and is also done in trades that rely on ascension; such as emergency rescue and military operations. Climbing is done indoors and outdoors, on natural surfaces (e.g. rock climbing and ice climbing), and on artificial surfaces (e.g. climbing walls). Professional mountain guides or rock climbing guides (e.g. the UIAGM), were a significant element in developing the popularity of the sport in the natural environment, and remain so today. Since the 1980s, the development of competition climbing and the availability of artificial climbing walls have dramatically increased the popularity of rock climbing as a sport, and led to the emergence of professional rock climbers, such as Wolfgang Güllich, Chris Sharma, Adam Ondra, Lynn Hill, Catherine Destivelle, and Janja Garnbret. Climbing became an Olympic sport for the first time in the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo (see Sport climbing at the 2020 Summer Olympics) for sport climbing and speed climbing disciplines.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Climbing

    of Climb

  2. Climbing

    p. pr. & vb. n. of Climb

Freebase

  1. Climbing

    Climbing is the activity of using one's hands and feet to ascend a steep object. It is done both for recreation and professionally, as part of activities such as maintenance of a structure, or military operations. Climbing can be done in the outside world or inside via man-made structures. Climbing activities include: ⁕Bouldering: Ascending boulders or small outcrops, often with climbing shoes and a chalk bag or bucket. Usually, instead of using a safety rope from above, injury is avoided using a crash pad and a human spotter. ⁕Buildering: Climbing urban structures - usually without equipment - avoiding normal means of ascent, like stairs, escalators, and elevators. Aspects of buildering can be seen in the art of movement known as Parkour. ⁕Canyoning: Climbing along canyons for sport or recreation. ⁕Chalk climbing: cliffs of chalk may be climbed using some of the same techniques as ice climbing. ⁕Competition Climbing: A formal, competitive sport of recent origins, normally practiced on artificial walls that resemble natural rock formations. The International Federation of Sport Climbing is the official organization governing competition climbing worldwide and is recognized by the IOC and GAISF and is a member of the International World Games Association. Competition Climbing has three major disciplines: Lead, Bouldering and Speed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of climbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of climbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of climbing in a Sentence

  1. George King:

    Climbing is my passion and I find a tremendous amount of purpose from doing it, but I don’t encourage anyone to do what I do – everyone is unique.

  2. Ghanshyam Upadhyaya:

    The government will now make the required changes in laws and regulations guiding mountain climbing.

  3. Adrian Ballinger:

    Emily and I spend a lot of time talking about climbing, but we also spent a lot of time not talking about climbing, so much of what we love doing together is actually not our profession. We love cooking, we love spending time on Lake Tahoe, we love traveling to places we haven't been to before.

  4. Chris Zaccarelli:

    We see a continuation of the last couple days. It’s roller coaster in reverse. We did the drop first, and we’ve been climbing back to the top ever since.

  5. Peter Bartos:

    There is no leveling off or decrease in this trend, in fact drug use seems to be climbing.

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