hill climb

noun

Definition of hill climb

: a road race for automobiles or motorcycles in which competitors are individually timed up a hill

Examples of hill climb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fifty-two drivers and their crew had spent close to a month preparing for the annual time-attack hill climb near Colorado Springs. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 28 June 2021 Sunday's final stage is a freestyle mass start hill climb averaging 12% gradient, with stretches up to 30% over the last 3.5 kilometers. Star Tribune, 9 Jan. 2021 Before dawn on a recent morning at Camp Pendleton, 35 miles north of the San Diego depot, yells echoed through the inky dark as recruits began the final physical challenge of basic training, a steep hill climb called the Reaper. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020 Before dawn on a recent morning at Camp Pendleton, 35 miles north of the San Diego depot, yells echoed through the inky dark as recruits began the final physical challenge of basic training, a steep hill climb called the Reaper. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020 Before dawn on a recent morning at Camp Pendleton, 35 miles north of the San Diego depot, yells echoed through the inky dark as recruits began the final physical challenge of basic training, a steep hill climb called the Reaper. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020 Before dawn on a recent morning at Camp Pendleton, 35 miles north of the San Diego depot, yells echoed through the inky dark as recruits began the final physical challenge of basic training, a steep hill climb called the Reaper. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020 This is the only hill climb of the trip and has a sweet Pacific backdrop. Jordan Rane, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2020 Before dawn on a recent morning at Camp Pendleton, 35 miles north of the San Diego depot, yells echoed through the inky dark as recruits began the final physical challenge of basic training, a steep hill climb called the Reaper. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of hill climb

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Hill climb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hill%20climb. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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