climb


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climb

[klīm]
(aerospace engineering)
The gain in altitude of an aircraft.

climb

i. Ascending flight.
ii. The portion of flight operation between takeoff and the initial cruising altitude. Also called climb-out.
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Give her back, spawn of the old wizard, or you shall climb Gallows Hill in your grandfather's footsteps
Sandy said there would be a monument put up there, where Moses and Esau had stood, with the date and circumstances, and all about the whole business, and travellers would come for thousands of years and gawk at it, and climb over it, and scribble their names on it.
When the light comes again, Galazi, climb to the breasts of the stone Witch, and look in the cleft which is between her breasts.
I would rather find a little Surrey common for myself and idle about it a summer day, with the other geese and donkeys, than climb the tallest Alp.
As me and my companions were scrambling up a hill, The path was lost in rolling stones, but we went forward still; For we can wriggle and climb, my lads, and turn up everywhere, Oh, it's our delight on a mountain height, with a leg or two to spare!
As it was impossible to climb it--for it presented no foot-hold-- I walked round about it seeking some opening, but there was none.
We shall have far to walk, and must climb a mountain.
They're going to try to make the monkey climb, I believe.
Often, in the still dawns, when the Bhagat would climb to the very crest of the pass to watch the red day walking along the peaks of the snows, he would find Sona shuffling and grunting at his heels, thrusting, a curious fore-paw under fallen trunks, and bringing it away with a WHOOF of impatience; or his early steps would wake Sona where he lay curled up, and the great brute, rising erect, would think to fight, till he heard the Bhagat's voice and knew his best friend.
The sides were so steep that none of them could climb down, and for a moment it seemed that their journey must end.
The king's son wanted to climb up to her, and looked for the door of the tower, but none was to be found.
Well, I'll climb up when I get back, then," said the boy, with a laugh.