noun see stair-climber

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  • Stair climbing — is the climbing of a flight of stairs. It is often described as a low impact exercise, often for people who have recently started trying to get in shape. A common phrase in health pop culture is Take the stairs, not the elevator .External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • stair climbing — /ˈstɛə klaɪmɪŋ/ (say stair kluyming) noun the sport of racing up flights of stairs as in city skyscrapers. Also, stair racing. –stair climber, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • stair climbing — noun see stair climber …   Useful english dictionary

  • stair-climber — noun Date: 1986 an exercise apparatus that simulates the act of climbing stairs • stair climbing noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stair climber — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : an exercise apparatus that simulates the act of climbing stairs • stair climbing ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • stair racing — /ˈstɛə reɪsɪŋ/ (say stair raysing) noun → stair climbing …   Australian English dictionary

  • stair — 01. The young boy ran up the [stairs] with excitement. 02. The old woman was gasping for breath by the time she reached the top of the [stairs]. 03. Climbing [stairs] burns about two and a half times more calories than swimming for the same… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • stair-climb·er — /ˈsteɚˈklaımɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] US : an exercise machine on which you make a continuous series of upward steps like someone who is climbing stairs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stairway — Stairs redirects here. For other uses, see Stairs (disambiguation). Staircase redirects here. For other uses, see Staircase (disambiguation). This article is about the construction. For the song by Led Zeppelin, see Stairway to Heaven. Stairways… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhex — is a power and computation autonomous hexapod robot with compliant legs and only one actuator per leg. It is the first documented autonomous legged machine to have exhibited general mobility (speeds at bodylengths per second) over general terrain …   Wikipedia

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