climbing wall
noun Date: 1985 a wall specially designed for climbing and often built to simulate a rocky surface

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Climbing wall — Climbing a rock textured wall with belay, modular hand holds, incuts, and protrusions A climbing wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, usually used for indoor climbing, but sometimes located outdoors as well.… …   Wikipedia

  • climbing wall — noun A wall, specially constructed with hand and foot holds for practising mountaineering and rock climbing techniques • • • Main Entry: ↑climb * * * noun, pl ⋯ walls [count] : a wall that is specially designed to be climbed and that is used to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • climbing wall — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms climbing wall : singular climbing wall plural climbing walls a wall with special holes, cracks, and lumps in it, usually in a building, that people use for practising climbing rocks …   English dictionary

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  • climbing wall — noun a wall simulating a rock face, used for climbing practice …   English new terms dictionary

  • Climbing hold — A climber using resin climbing holds on an artificial wall A climbing hold is a shaped grip that is usually attached to a climbing wall so climbers can grab or step on it. On most walls, climbing holds are arranged in paths, called routes, by… …   Wikipedia

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  • Climbing — This article is about Human climbing. For climbing in other animals, see Arboreal locomotion. For other uses, see Climbing (disambiguation). Rock climbers on Valkyrie at The Roaches in Staffordshire, England …   Wikipedia

  • Climbing styles — Rock climbing may be divided into two broad categories: free climbing and aid climbing. * Free climbing requires the climber use only his/her bodily strength for upward progress. Commonly confused with free soloing which means to climb without a… …   Wikipedia

  • Climbing formwork — on a future residential skyscraper in Takapuna, New Zealand the whole white upperstructure is actually formwork and associated working facilities. Climbing formwork is a special type of formwork for vertical concrete structures that rises with… …   Wikipedia

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