Climb v. i. [imp. & p. p. Climbed Obs. or Vulgar Clomb p. pr. & vb. n. Climbing.]
1. To ascend or mount laboriously, esp. by use of the hands and feet.
2. To ascend as if with effort; to rise to a higher point.
Black vapors climb aloft, and cloud the day. --Dryden.
3. Bot. To ascend or creep upward by twining about a support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets, etc., to a support or upright surface.
Climb·ing, p. pr. & vb. n. of Climb.
Climbing fern. See under Fern.
Climbing perch. Zool. See Anabas, and Labyrinthici.
n : an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in
altitude or temperature or intensity etc.) [syn: climb,