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Meaning of CLIMBING

Pronunciation:  kl'Iming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
 

CLIMBING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: climb, mounting
 
 See Also: ascension, ascent, rise, rising

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Climb"ing\,
p. pr. & vb. n. of {Climb}.

{Climbing fern}. See under {Fern}.

{Climbing perch}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Anabas}, and
   {Labyrinthici}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acclinate, acclivitous, advance, ambition, ambitiousness, anabasis, anabatic, angular motion, ascendant, ascending, ascension, ascensional, ascensive, ascent, axial motion, backflowing, backing, backward motion, Brownian movement, career, careerism, clamber, climb, course, current, descending, descent, downward motion, drift, driftage, ebbing, elevation, escalade, flight, flow, flux, forward motion, fountain, gush, gyring up, in the ascendant, increase, jet, jump, leap, leaping, levitation, lofty ambition, magnanimity, mount, mounting, oblique motion, ongoing, onrush, passage, plunging, power-hunger, progress, radial motion, rampant, random motion, rearing, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regression, retrogression, rise, rising, rocketing up, run, rush, saltation, saltatory, scandent, scansorial, set, shooting up, sideward motion, sinking, skyrocketing, soaring, social climbing, spiraling, spout, spring, springing, spurt, status-seeking, sternway, stream, subsiding, surge, takeoff, taking off, traject, trajet, trend, uparching, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, uphillward, upleap, uplift, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsloping, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, upward, upward motion, upwith, vault, vaulting ambition, zooming
 

 

 

 

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