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Meaning of CLIMBING

Pronunciation:  kl'Iming

WordNet Dictionary
[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
p. pr. & vb. n. of {Climb}.

{Climbing fern}. See under {Fern}.

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

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