mountaineering
mountaineering moun`tain*eer"ing (moun`t[i^]n*[=e]r"[i^]ng), n. Climbing mountains as a sport. [PJC]

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  • mountaineering — [n] mountain climbing alpinism, backpacking, hiking, hill climbing, rock climbing; concepts 149,224,363 …   New thesaurus

  • mountaineering — ► NOUN ▪ the sport or activity of climbing mountains. DERIVATIVES mountaineer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Mountaineering — Alpinist redirects here. For the magazine, see Alpinist (magazine). For the practice of closed circuit diving without a bailout, see Rebreather#Bailout. Mountaineer redirects here. For other uses, see Mountaineer (disambiguation). Basecamp… …   Wikipedia

  • mountaineering — /mown tn ear ing/, n. the sport of climbing mountains. [1795 1805; MOUNTAINEER + ING1] * * * or mountain climbing Sport of attaining, or attempting to attain, high points in mountainous regions, mainly for the joy of the climb. The pleasures of… …   Universalium

  • mountaineering — moun|tain|eer|ing [ ,mauntn ırıŋ ] noun uncount the activity of climbing mountains: a mountaineering club …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mountaineering — [[t]ma͟ʊntɪnɪ͟ərɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Mountaineering is the activity of climbing the steep sides of mountains as a hobby or sport …   English dictionary

  • mountaineering — UK [ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ] / US [ˌmaʊnt(ə)nˈɪrɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the activity of climbing mountains a mountaineering club …   English dictionary

  • mountaineering — alpinizmas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sporto šaka – kopimas į sunkiai įveikiamas kalnų viršūnes, ledynus. Alpinizmo pradžia laikomi 1786 m., kai Ž. Balma įkopė į aukščiausią Alpių viršūnę – Monblaną. Pradėtas kultivuoti… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • mountaineering — noun Date: 1803 the sport or technique of scaling mountains …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mountaineering — noun the sport of climbing mountains Syn: mountain climbing …   Wiktionary

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