climb

I [klaɪm]
nome
1) (ascent) salita f., arrampicata f.; (of rockface) scalata f.

it's a steep climb to the top of the tower — c'è una scala molto ripida per salire in cima alla torre

2) (steep hill) salita f.
3) aer. salita f.
4) fig. (rise) ascesa f.
II 1. [klaɪm]
verbo transitivo
1) [car, person] salire [hill]; scalare [cliff, mountain]; [person] arrampicarsi su, salire su [mast, wall, tree]; arrampicarsi su [rope]; salire su [ladder]; salire [staircase]
2) bot. [plant] arrampicarsi su, lungo [trellis]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (scale) arrampicarsi (along lungo; to fino a); sport scalare

to climb down — discendere [rockface]

to climb into — salire in [car]

to climb into bed — ficcarsi a letto

to climb over — scavalcare [fence]

to climb up — salire su [ladder, tree]; salire [steps]

2) (rise) [sun] alzarsi, sorgere; [aircraft] salire, alzarsi
3) (slope up) [path, road] salire
4) (increase) [birthrate, price, temperature] salire, aumentare
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1. verb
1) ((of a person etc) to go up or towards the top of (a mountain, wall, ladder etc): He climbed to the top of the hill; He climbed up the ladder; The child climbed the tree.) arrampicarsi
2) (to rise or ascend.) salire
2. noun
1) (an act of going up: a rapid climb to the top of his profession.) salita, ascesa
2) (a route or place to be climbed: The guide showed us the best climb.) arrampicata, scalata
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climb /klaɪm/
n.
1 arrampicata; salita; scalata; ascensione
2 pendio; salita: a steep climb, una salita ripida; at the foot of the climb, ai piedi della salita
3 (aeron.) salita
4 (fig.) salita; ascesa; scalata: the climb of the dollar, la salita del dollaro; the long climb out of the recession, la lunga risalita dalla recessione; climb to power, ascesa al potere
● (aeron.) climb indicator, variometro □ (aeron.) climb-out, salita; il prender quota (al decollo) □ (aeron.) rate of climb, velocità ascensionale.
♦ (to) climb /klaɪm/
A v. t.
1 arrampicarsi su; salire (su); (alpinismo) scalare: to climb a tree [a rope], arrampicarsi su un albero [una corda]; to climb a hill, salire su (per) una collina; to climb a mountain, salire su un monte; scalare una montagna; to climb a ladder, salire su una scala a pioli; to climb the stairs, salire le scale
2 salire (per gradi) in (una classifica, ecc.): His CD climbed the charts, il suo cd è salito in classifica
B v. i.
1 (anche di pianta) salire; arrampicarsi: We climbed on in silence, abbiamo continuato a salire in silenzio; to climb onto a table, salire su un tavolo; The ivy has climbed up the wall, l'edera s'è arrampicata su per il muro
2 (di strada, ecc.) salire; inerpicarsi: The path climbed steeply, il sentiero saliva ripido
3 (di aereo) alzarsi; prendere quota
4 (seguito da avv. o compl.) salire, scendere (con difficoltà o sforzo): to climb down a cliffside, calarsi lungo un dirupo; to climb into a car, salire in macchina; to climb into bed, infilarsi nel letto; to climb out of a hole, uscire da una buca; to climb out of the window, uscire dalla finestra (arrampicandosi sul davanzale); to climb over a wall, scavalcare un muro
5 (fig.) (di valori, prezzi, ecc.) aumentare, salire
6 (fig.) salire per gradi; arrivare: He has climbed to success, è arrivato al successo; He climbed to power in five years, in cinque anni è riuscito ad arrivare al potere
7 (sport: calcio, ecc.) andare in elevazione; saltare
● (fam.) to climb on the bandwagon ► bandwagon □ (fam.) to be climbing the walls, essere agitatissimo; essere fuori di sé.
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I [klaɪm]
nome
1) (ascent) salita f., arrampicata f.; (of rockface) scalata f.

it's a steep climb to the top of the tower — c'è una scala molto ripida per salire in cima alla torre

2) (steep hill) salita f.
3) aer. salita f.
4) fig. (rise) ascesa f.
II 1. [klaɪm]
verbo transitivo
1) [car, person] salire [hill]; scalare [cliff, mountain]; [person] arrampicarsi su, salire su [mast, wall, tree]; arrampicarsi su [rope]; salire su [ladder]; salire [staircase]
2) bot. [plant] arrampicarsi su, lungo [trellis]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (scale) arrampicarsi (along lungo; to fino a); sport scalare

to climb down — discendere [rockface]

to climb into — salire in [car]

to climb into bed — ficcarsi a letto

to climb over — scavalcare [fence]

to climb up — salire su [ladder, tree]; salire [steps]

2) (rise) [sun] alzarsi, sorgere; [aircraft] salire, alzarsi
3) (slope up) [path, road] salire
4) (increase) [birthrate, price, temperature] salire, aumentare

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