climbing wall

noun

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

Examples of climbing wall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This large inflatable water slide fits multiple children and adults on the climbing wall, curved slide, and wading pool. Katrina Cossey, Parents, 7 May 2024 The pool will have several amenities, including a family slide, a lily pad bridge, a zero-depth entry ramp, a climbing wall and a vortex, according to a February news release from Louisville Metro. The Courier-Journal, 22 Apr. 2024 Made from weather-resistant wood, this playset does require assembly but includes two swings, a slide, and a climbing wall—offering plenty of variety for the little ones. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 9 Apr. 2024 Experience Idaho Expo will showcase the Gem State lifestyle with inflatables, a climbing wall, and lots of local products and services ranging from summer recreation to home improvement. Michael Deeds, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 Prince William met pupils from the local Ark White City primary school and WEST’s Young People’s Development Group who were involved in planning the facilities in the new center, which includes a sports hall, fitness suite, indoor climbing wall, teaching kitchen, performing arts studio and café. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 14 Mar. 2024 Additionally, there are more than 30 activities to choose from, including archery, bumper cars, a climbing wall, disc golf, ice skating, and tennis. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 18 Jan. 2024 The one-of-a-kind space comprises a 24-hour gym with Technogym equipment, but also looks beyond the usual workout, with classes including HIIT, Pilates, and cardio sculpting; an immersive spinning room; a 1-2-1 yoga studio; a climbing wall; and an indoor lap pool. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 12 Feb. 2024 The lucky bidder will also have access to Coyote Lodge, a vast, 28,000-square-foot entertainment complex that holds a shooting range, a 65-foot climbing wall, an indoor swimming pool, a teppanyaki kitchen, a golf simulator, and a pickleball court. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 13 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of climbing wall was in 1956

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“Climbing wall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/climbing%20wall. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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