How to use Climbs in a sentence
It stands partly upon the narrow shore, and partly climbs the rocky slope behind.
The city consists of two parts; the modern French town, built on the level ground by the seashore, and the ancient city of the deys, which climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the kasbah or citadel, 400 ft.
He climbs into the giant peach to get away from his aunt.
Keith Wade climbs the scaffolding to have a closer look.
It climbs over bushes to a height of 4 to 8 feet, and may be planted to cover a trellis or to roam among the shrubs at the back of a sunny rock garden, several tubers being planted together to secure the best effect.Advertisement
By mid-afternoon both legs were feeling tight and his breath was coming in rapid puffs each time he tackled one of the ever lengthening climbs.
The monitor, or forktongued lizard, which burrows in the earth, climbs and swims, is said to grow to a length of 8 to 9 f t.
Gloriosa, well known in cultivation, climbs by means of its tendril-like leaftips; it has handsome flowers with decurved orange-red or yellow petals; it is a native of tropical Asia and Africa.
Opposite some of these leaves springs a tendril, by aid of which the plant climbs.
He was, however, a desultory student, and in 1870 was advised to go to the little village of Martinhoe, in Devon, for quiet reading, but distinguished himself more by his daring climbs after seagulls' eggs and his engineering skill in cutting a pathway along precipitous cliffs to some caves.Advertisement
It sometimes climbs trees, but generally remains on the ground, only using its comparatively short wings to balance itself in running or to break its fall when it drops from a tree - though not always then - being apparently incapable of real flight.
Some petioles are long, slender and sensitive to contact, and function as tendrils by means of which the plant climbs; as in the l,' nasturtiums (Tropaeolum), clematis and c in others; and in compound leaves the midrib and some of the leaflets may similarly be transformed into tendrils, as in the pea and vetch.
In habits it is chiefly nocturnal, and by preference carnivorous, feeding on birds and the smaller quadrupeds, in pursuit of which it climbs trees, but it is said also to eat fruits, roots and other vegetable matters.
It climbs by means of the long stalk of the peltate leaf which is sensitive to contact like a tendril.
Swimming is perhaps the commonest mode of locomotion, but numerous forms have taken to creeping or walking, and the robber-crab (Birgus latro) of the Indo-Pacific islands even climbs palm-trees.Advertisement
One genus (Dinochloa, a native of the Malay archipelago) is scandent, and climbs over trees roo ft.
Some of the slopes are covered with extensive thickets of the pomegranate, and the wild vine climbs to a great height round the trunks of the forest trees.
From it three routes start for West Turkestan; the one principally used climbs over the Bedel pass (13,000 ft.) in the Kokshal-tau and makes a detour round the east and along the north side of the Issyk-kul, while the others cross over the Muz-art pass (12,000 ft.), on the northeast shoulder of Khan-tengri, and the Terek pass (12,730 ft.) respectively, the latter into Ferghana.
It occupies a narrow strip of land beside the sea, from which it climbs up the steep heights inland to the citadel of Naryn-kaleh, and is on all sides except towards the east surrounded by walls built of porous limestone.
Sometimes the fowler is let down from the top of the cliff; at other times he climbs the rocks, or, where possible, is pushed upwards by poles made for the purpose.Advertisement
At least Dean had heard of Quebec, the Alps, and France, but locations and climbs like Cerro Torre in Patagonia (the place, not the clothing), Frankenjura, Orizaba and Cayambe were places he never knew existed.
The routes vary from short ambles to more energetic hill climbs in the Forest.
However, after an inspirational recovery he became the first quadruple amputee to climb Ben Nevis and climbs rock routes graded Very Severe.
She climbs over the inner fence covering the barbed wire with a blanket, but hurts her hands on the second fence.
The climbing is really excellent on beautiful granite cliffs with grade of climbs to suit all abilities.Advertisement
The classic limestone crag has exciting climbs to challenge all levels of ability.
As the sun climbs the upper tangent arc opens and then droops like a gull's wings.
Mar Burn Beyond Burn of Mar the path climbs fairly quickly along the northern flank of Conic Hill.
For the first 100 km, the way climbs the foothills of the Sierra de Guadarrama - high granite moorland.
The route in this picture climbs a stunning limestone gorge and shows well the use of the Via Ferrata shock absorbing lanyards.
All the climbs start from the very base of the slab and require dead low tide.
The trail then climbs high above the river passing through rhododendron and pine forest, following a narrow path beneath numerous rocky overhangs.
Behind the church, a track climbs steeply through Holloway Rocks before leveling out on the high grassy plateau of Stow Hill.
As one climbs up through Devonian sandstone along a wooded valley one can hear but not see a stream.
Graham was credited with a number of unorthodox solo climbs, church steeples, office corridors etc., not always appreciated by officialdom.
The walk is moderately strenuous, with several climbs - some of them quite steep.
Sections graded strenuous include steep climbs that will challenge even fit cyclists.
This is a special that was built for hill climbs and was one of the first sunbeams to be fitted with a saddle tank.
The Medran Parc offers 800m of hanging bridges, Tyrolean traverses, rope ladders and assisted climbs.
Train with ' Drops Of Jupiter ' looks set to be this years yo yo record as it climbs to number eighteen.
The British genera Spiranthes, Listera and Neottia are also included in this tribe, as is also Vanilla, the elongated stem of which climbs by means of tendril-like aerial roots - the long fleshy pod is the vanilla used for flavouring.
Sylvia Russell Wales Llandudno 's splendid funicular railroad which climbs the Great Orme in style.
Not as sporty handling as the Nitro, but seems like it climbs better.
This is a special that was built for hill climbs and was one of the first Sunbeams to be fitted with a saddle tank.
For they hae real tough routes and climbs to plan There 's no need for ye ye uncouth man.
The Climbs Composed of natural, weathered sandstone the crag can be divided into four buttresses.
If you plan on going for trail rides that include a lot of tough climbs, you'll probably want to opt for a mountain bike.
I will try to stop him by laying him down or snuggling with him, but he remains persistent and climbs back up on top of me only to start kneading again.
She climbs in a lap, kneads for at least ten minutes, will lay down for a bit, then stand up and start kneading again.
We have tried removing her from the lap each time she starts this pattern, but she is persistent and just climbs up in the lap again, and again, and again.
Two bunny figurines are sitting beside the egg, while one toddler bunny climbs up a white ladder and another young bunny sits on top of the large egg.
The circular curls are the bases for an egg as the tree climbs upward with green, yellow and white decorated eggs on each limb.
On the other hand, they may not want to spend a lot on pants that will see everyday wear-and-tear while a boy climbs trees, runs, jumps and is too busy playing to worry about what he's wearing.
The plant climbs freely, and lends itself to pretty uses upon walls, pergolas and banks; it should have a sunny and sheltered place.
China, with large heart-shaped or nearly triangular bronze-green leaves set upon spiny stems, by means of which the plant climbs.
There is also a confidence factor; you can sleep comfortably knowing that if a two year old climbs into your bed and throws up, the mattress will not be affected.
With fun uphill climbs powered by jetted water, followed by plunges, dips, curves, spirals, and other adventurous features common to many types of water slides, these outrageous attractions are sure to offer fun for all their riders.
Once Kronos is found, Kratos climbs for 3 whole days to finally reach the temple entrance.
He climbs back up into the ship to come face to face with Cortana.
Hard turns and climbs can result in a strange stall experience where the copter "slides off" its cushion of air, and fails to deliver enough thrust downwards to stay aloft.
Hill Climbs combine cardiovascular and strength training.
Since the front door is bolted up, Henry looks for other means to escape, finding only a man-sized hole that he inevitably climbs through, starting your journey into the once again haunted vision of the Silent Hill series.
He climbs down and enters, quickly discovering that Bowser has imprisoned the heroes, kidnapped the Princess and stolen the castle's power stars.
He makes a crater every time he lands from a huge jump, flings cars and tanks at helicopters, leaps over buildings, and leaves giant claw marks everywhere he climbs.
Particularly steep grade climbs, such as on mountains, require a special type of crampon with heavier points.
While that can be dangerous in a fall when the foot needs to bend, it is the safest design for people who are making vertical climbs up icy slopes.
During an economic downturn or a recession, the number of people losing their jobs climbs causing the unemployment rate to steadily increase.
If the interest rate climbs quickly, this will make the monthly payment higher.
Cathedral Chorus - About five minutes in length, this last section begins softly, but climbs to a rousing crescendo with trombones and percussion.
The outsoles are durable rubber that climbs up the heel and stretches over the shoe front for extra protection and longevity.
If you wait until the mercury climbs, the chance of streaking increases.
If there is no balance, then there is no fee for the insurance, but as the balance climbs, so does the monthly fee.
Another example would be if children are on a school sponsored camping trip and a child climbs a tree, falls out and gets seriously injured.
I've been on climbs in all kinds of weather, some all day, rappelling down at dusk, nearly in the dark, with wind and snow trying to blow me off the wall.
It grows to a length of 5 ft., climbs extremely well, feeds chiefly on mice, and becomes very tame.
Both corps took as their primary objective the farms of St Hubert and Point du Jour, standing just above the defile made by the Verdun-Metz road where it climbs out of the Mance ravine towards the French position.
Of Goethe's classic "conceits" which it contains, the stone altar round which a serpent climbs to eat the votive bread upon it, inscribed to the "genius hujus loci," is the most famous.
On the high moors between Chollerford and Gilsland its traces are still plain, as it climbs from hill to hill and winds along perilous precipices.
It climbs well, prefers open forest in the neighbourhood of water, is often found in plantations where it retires into a hole in the ground, and lives chiefly on birds and small mammals.