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English definition of “climbing”

climbing

noun [U] uk   /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/ us  
A2 rock climbing: the sport of climbing mountains: Chris has just taken up climbing.

climbing

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

climbing adjective [before noun] (PLANT)

describes a plant that 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.
(Definition of climbing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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