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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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The other four had climbed down to a high mountain refuge, which is at an altitude of about 12,600ft, where they stayed the night on Friday and then continued their descent on Saturday morning.
Jack climbed down the beanstalk with the angry giant behind him.
His friend climbed down to help him, keeping his head above the water level at the base of the cliffs to await the arrival of a rescue helicopter and coastguard.
Six people died on Everest the day Ian climbed down.
Immediately, Officer Allen climbed down a steep hill to the water's edge, grabbed onto a tree, and offered his free arm to the girl.
Eventually, after more than an hour, the unnamed man in his 20s climbed down and was taken to a local hospital.
Hill climbed down in December 1999 after the tree's owner, Pacific Lumber, agreed to sell Luna and a 200-foot buffer zone to Hill and a land trust.
The men climbed down from the scaffolding periodically and walked across Sixth Avenue to check the effect from street level.
The 29-year-old remained on the roof for about an hour before he climbed down a set of ladders.
The man climbed down the cliffs between Hartley Bay and St Mary's Island in North Tyneside in an attempt to rescue his dog that had fallen down the cliffs.
Lifeguard Matea Bozinovic climbed down, dislodged the buggy and was able to pass the toddler back up the ravine to his waiting father.
Scotland Yard said the boy climbed down six floors on the outside of the tower block in Hackney, east London.