climbing wall


Definition of climbing wall

: 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 Local Scouts will have a climbing wall for the more adventurous folks at the event. cleveland, 27 Sep. 2021 The National Guard will have a climbing wall for kids and the Marines will set up pull-up bars and have a laser marksmanship range. Rick Armstrong,, 16 Sep. 2021 The playhouse features several amenities, such as air conditioning, a television, a window seat, toy storage, a play table, a rock-climbing wall, and a rooftop deck with a telescope. Chron, 4 Sep. 2021 Open the door and enter the exercise room, which has a climbing wall. oregonlive, 4 Aug. 2021 The adventure center also has a high ropes course, a climbing wall and hiking and biking trails. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 Sep. 2021 Kick off your weekend with a block party, featuring activities such as an inflatable obstacle course, various play areas, and a rocking climbing wall., 10 Sep. 2021 There are swings shaped like a sailboat and a tractor, a hammock swing that envelopes a child in a cocoon, a trampoline, a climbing wall and crawl-through tunnels. Mary Carole Mccauley,, 18 Aug. 2021 At the sport climbing wall, competitors huddled to examine and discuss the configuration of holds on the walls, trading notes on how best to attack the challenges. New York Times, 7 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of climbing wall

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of climbing wall was in 1956

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19 Oct 2021

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“Climbing wall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of climbing wall

: a wall that is specially designed to be climbed and that is used to develop the skills needed for climbing mountains and cliffs


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