Meaning of “climbing” in the English Dictionary

"climbing" in British English

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climbingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/ us /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/

A2 also rock climbing the sport of climbing on rocks or in mountains:

Chris has just taken up climbing.

climbingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/ us /ˈklaɪ.mɪŋ/

climbing adjective [ before noun ] (SPORT)

relating to the sport of climbing mountains:

He needs some climbing boots.

(Definition of “climbing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)