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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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While climbing down, Khan got stuck in a window sill and lost his grip while manoeuvring his way out.
A TERRIFIED boy fell 100ft to his death as he tried to flee a gang of masked hoodies by climbing down the outside of a block of flats.
Ahmed Benyermak, 16, was climbing down the outside of the Hackney tower block when he fell, police said.
Some monkeys are climbing up the tree and some climbing down.
Alec said: 'I was climbing down the cliff when I reached out to grab a rock and missed it.
So I'm climbing down the tree with one hand on Kitty and the other on the tree, kicking at the dog who's jumping at my heels.
The mother-of-one leapt from a third floor balcony in St James Drive, Bootle, after climbing down from the seventh floor.
The third work in the exhibition was Stairs, 2000, showing Semper lying on a flight of stairs, feet up, and slowly, laboriously trying to mount them in this uncomfortable manner--an image that seems like some strange dream, and all the more so since it was actually filmed with the artist climbing down the stairs in this odd way, then projected in reverse.
Operators climbing down from the high cab of a crane would take great care in navigating the ladder.
As I was climbing down, I thought, why not blow a path to my blinds for some distance, so when I am walking to the blinds in the dark, I will be walking on a cleared path and not on leaves and sticks?
While they were climbing down Ms King fell again, this time about 100ft, fracturing her knee and cutting her face.
Off he went, and I didn't waste any time climbing down because I was sure he'd soon return.