Definitions

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  • adj. able to be climbed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being climbed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being climbed or ascended.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being ascended
  • adj. capable of being surmounted

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Examples

  • Travelling through unique terrain features such as climbable walls, bunkers, tunnels, and caverns, the player will battle four types of droids controlled by the Separatist Army.

    TheForce.Net

  • One can imagine moving platforms, enemies, tubes that work as crawl-spaces in one realm and as climbable poles in the other, all sorts of things.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • If you knew of a spectacular mountain that was very, very tall, yet climbable.

    Manifesting Change

  • Pender jotted down a note, “Elec. fence: juice?” to remind himself to inquire whether the power had been knocked out immediately after the explosion, thereby making the fence, if not inviting, at least climbable.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • The landowners own so little woods only 6-8 are climbable little bro shot 2 doe here in oct no doe seen since dec

    Suburban Winter Blues

  • There was a social ladder but it wasn't climbable, and the higher on it people stood, the sillier they looked, because everyone knew their secrets.

    Beard

  • Otherwise known as the Star Trek live-long-and-prosper "vulcan salute," Mr. Newmark's high honor was given to the First Lady while they were helping Maria Shriver and a few hundred other volunteers build slides, picnic tables and other climbable things as part of a kick-off event for President Obama's United We Serve initiative.

    Craig Newmark Teams With White House All for Good

  • I would have loved to kayak the serrated coast, to hike up to those cliffs on the hills around Guaymas and find out if they were climbable, or simply to dive into the sparkling sea and paddle as hard as I could for the dolphins.

    Christian Beckwith: Greening the Barrio, Part 6

  • It is the same dream that will comfort us when times get tough, when the valley is deep, when the road is long, when the burden is heavy, when the strain is unbearable, when the hills are un-climbable, when the rivers are un-crossable, when problems are unsolvable.

    Byron Williams: THE DREAM LIVES ON

  • The fence should also be made out of a material that isn't climbable, Ms. Williams says, such as mesh, wood or vinyl.

    When Pet Doors Cause Child Deaths

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