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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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