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  1. scrambling(Noun)

    An act of scrambling.

    The scrambling of the message made it harder to decode.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrambling

    of Scramble

  2. Scrambling(adj)

    confused and irregular; awkward; scambling


  1. Scrambling

    Scrambling is a method of ascending rocky faces and ridges. It is an ambiguous term that lies somewhere between hillwalking and rock climbing. It is often distinguished from hillwalking by defining a scramble as a route where hands must be used in the ascent. Less exists to distinguish it from climbing, with many easy climbs sometimes referred to as difficult scrambles. A distinction can be made by defining a climb as any ascent where hands are used to hold body weight, rather than just for balance. The Mountaineers climbing organization defines scrambling as follows: "Alpine Scrambles are off-trail trips, often on snow or rock, with a 'non-technical' summit as a destination. A non-technical summit is one that is reached without the need for certain types of climbing equipment, and not involving travel on extremely steep slopes or on glaciers. However, this can mean negotiating lower angle rock, traveling through talus and scree, crossing streams, fighting one's way through dense brush, and walking on snow-covered slopes."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrambling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrambling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of scrambling in a Sentence

  1. The Secret Service:

    They're scrambling like mad.

  2. Matt Smith:

    They're scrambling to find buyers for their crude.

  3. Charles Ross:

    But generally, when I talk to people now, they are scrambling.

  4. Ihor Dusaniwsky:

    All the monster hedge funds have their positions set. Now it's everyone else scrambling to pick up what they can.

  5. John Layden:

    We're in a period of significant disruption where everyone is scrambling — but it's the way supply chains work today.

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