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Noun: climbing  klI-ming
  1. An event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude, temperature or intensity etc.)
    - climb, mounting
  2. A sport where the aim is to ascend a rock face, wall or other object using available holds, usually with the safety of a rope and belay
Verb: climb  klIm
  1. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?";
    - climb up, mount, go up
  2. Move with effort, by grasping
  3. Go up or advance
    "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered";
    - wax, mount, rise
  4. Slope upward
    "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
  5. Improve one's social status
    "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
  6. Increase in value or to a higher point
    "prices climbed steeply";
    - rise, go up

Derived forms: climbings

Type of: advance, arise, ascension, ascent, come along, come on, come up, get along, get on, go up, grow, incline, increase, lift, move, move up, pitch, progress, rise, rising, shape up, slope, uprise

Encyclopedia: Climbing