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climb

[klīm]
(aerospace engineering)
The gain in altitude of an aircraft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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At about 10pm I climbed down a ladder onto the track and up the embankment.
Upon arriving at the spot, Jammikunta Circle Inspector Sujan Reddy, on seeing that people were unwilling to go inside the well, risked his life and climbed down the well to rescue the two persons and safely brought them out.
"On arrival, fire crews located the dog and the owner who had climbed down to the dog on the rocks below.
A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: "Police attended and the four boys had climbed down safely.
Five of the party then climbed down and returned to the French town of Chamonix, which sits at the foot of Mont Blanc in the French Alps.
Then he climbed down the beanstalk and gave the money to his mother.
Nottinghamshire Police said four men were yesterday morning arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass after they climbed down from a chimney at West Burton power station in Nottinghamshire.
The sheep climbed down the steep quarry face at the Dorothea quarry but was unable to climb back up again.
The team climbed down with the men and then walked with them back to the road.
This latest suicide attempt by Athiang angered residents in Juba who gathered at the scene, with some of them shouting at him "shame on you" after he safely climbed down the tower.
His female friend climbed down to help and called police on a mobile phone while holding her pal's head above water as the shoreline slowly became engulfed in heavy waves.