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climbing

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/
A2 (also rock climbing) the sport of climbing on rocks or in mountains: Chris has just taken up climbing.

climbing

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/

climbing adjective [before noun] (PLANT)

A climbing plant grows up a supporting surface: I need some climbing plants that will grow on a north-facing wall.

climbing adjective [before noun] (SPORT)

relating to the sport of climbing mountains: He needs some climbing boots.
Translations of “climbing”
in Korean 등반…
in Arabic تَسلّق الجِبال…
in Portuguese alpinismo…
in Catalan alpinisme, escalada…
in Japanese 登山…
in Italian alpinismo con roccia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 登山運動, 攀岩運動…
in Russian альпинизм…
in Turkish dağcılık, tırmanma sporu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 登山运动, 攀岩运动…
in Polish wspinaczka…
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