climb up

Definitions

  • Showing arches in the walls climbing up to the spire
    Showing arches in the walls climbing up to the spire
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v climb up rise in rank or status "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    • v climb up go upward with gradual or continuous progress "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
    • v climb up appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils "the vine climbed up the side of the house"
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Quotations

  • Andrew Carnegie
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    “You can't push anyone up the ladder unless he is ready to climb himself.”
  • Frank C. Bucaro
    Frank C. Bucaro
    “Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it.”
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew%20Carnegie
    “There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.”
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    “Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.”

Usage

In literature:

A very curious anecdote is related of a negro having climbed up to plunder a nest of these birds.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Buoyed up with this belief, I once more approached the staff, with the intention of climbing up.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
Dawn climbed up to her; yes, and perhaps beyond her.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
But, if you refuse to descend the hill very soon, my nephew and I shall climb up to see you.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
His cry, if you climb up to his nest, is quite pitiful, proving that he has real love for his offspring.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
The one I hit climbed up on the tree close by; but it soon fell as dead as a stone.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
The tame crow climbed up on the window-sill and tapped and tapped against the glass.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The slope was steep and soft, yet the stallion climbed up and up.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
How was she to climb up there and hold her box?
"Clematis" by Bertha B. Cobb
In a few minutes he sighted the hills about Roslyn and began to climb, up to three thousand feet.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
He was just behind her all the climb up to Mammoth Hot Springs.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
Halstead offered to climb up to it.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
We climbed up to the top, rising to 16,450 feet.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
Whenever Febrer climbed up to the tower he sat down near the doorway and looked across the landscape.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Climb up, if there's a ledge!
"The Boy Ranchers in Camp" by Willard F. Baker
Are you game to climb up on the car?
"Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
She will climb up rapidly with the coming on of spring.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
That's why they are so easy to kill, once you climb up where they are.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
At the gate I climbed up on it and swung.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
One could not climb up to it from below, nor could one climb down to it from above.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
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In poetry:

My spirit labors up thine hill,
And climbs the heav'nly road;
But thy right hand upholds me still,
While I pursue my God.
"Psalm 63 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Frolic, frolic, little form,
While the day is young and warm.
When the shadows shun the west,
Climb up to my knee, and rest.
"To Beatrice Stuart--Wortley Ætat" by Alfred Austin
Then I'd climb up to the tallest
Of your shadow-bearing trees,
There to listen, in the sunshine,
To the murmur of the breeze.
"Trees" by R S Ward
The moon’s a peck of corn. It lies
Heaped up for me to eat.
I wish that I might climb the path
And taste that supper sweet.
"The Old Horse In The City" by Vachel Lindsay
Now I climb up alone to the high room
Above the darkened square
Where among stones and roots, the other
Unshattered lovers are.
"The Room Above the Square" by Stephen Spender
To feel creep up the curving east
The earthy chill of dusk and slow
Upon those under lands the vast
And ever climbing shadow grow
"You, Andrew Marvell" by Archibald MacLeish

In news:

In the summer of the long recession, US jobless claims climbed up this week despite hopes that it would go the other way.
All mountain rides take the spotlight however, as Kernville serves up some amazing climbs and descents.
All of a sudden this weekend two signs went up at the Cove that said that children, (or anyone else for that matter), cannot climb on the trees anymore.
Denise Copeland/Betty the Bike Betty near the bottom of the trail, where the first fairly straight and flat 1.5 miles is a good warm-up for the upcoming climb.
Climbing in your windows, snatching your pills up.
I quietly went into the kitchen, climbed up in a chair where I could just reach the elusive peanut can.
New kittens will be especially curious about what's up there on the table and will try to use the tablecloth to climb up.
Tennis great Martina Navratilova recounts having to give up Kilimanjaro climb after becoming seriously ill. Counterintelligence analyst dies serving in Iraq.
My Climb Up Mt Kilimanjaro.
The shale slide leading up to the mountain's ridge was easy to climb, and grass for most of this stretch provided relatively good footing.
You climb straight up the 8-ft ladder and are now sitting in the locomotive engineer's seat.
Remember that game for 8-bit Nintendo where you could climb up buildings with monsters and destroy them for points.
What may becoming a trend, the US rig count climbed for the third consecutive rigs working this week, up 6.
Of course, he might have made a quicker getaway if he'd been able to climb back up the rope he used.
You're climbing slowly up the roller coaster's first hill.
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In science:

The reason for the delay is that the shocked material, including the swept-up infall, must be able to climb out of the star’s gravitational potential well.
Trapped Protostellar Winds and their Breakout
Again, climb up the linked tree toward the root cell and at each step we perform the transformation relating volume of the cell V and its parent V ′ , which is very simple.
Upgrade of the Cellular General Purpose Monte Carlo Tool FOAM to version 2.06
In the group case, it turns out that if one continues “climbing up” in the lattice, i.e., if after the atoms of the lattice one determines the next level and so on, one finds the whole lattice as the lattice has only five elements.
Minimal functions on the random graph
Before climbing up further, we need to describe the groups Turn and Max relationally.
Reducts of the random partial order
This information is used to “climb up” in the hypersurface of J vs. ǫ(t) (at all time points).
Quantum Optimal Control Theory of Harmonic Generation
We want to see if the new method succeeds to find the route of “climbing up” to |ϕ10i, in order to generate oscillations in the requested frequency.
Quantum Optimal Control Theory of Harmonic Generation
And Poe states that Jupiter climbs 60 or 70 feet up to the branch with the skull.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
In particular, we’d like to incorporate a hybrid routine that would use a local hill-climbing scheme to speed up the convergence after the initial success of the genetic operators.
Computational Asteroseismology
Let us now climb up to higher dimension where the picture changes significantly because O(d) is no longer Abelian for d > 2. 13} is the centre 3.3. d = 3: the three cubic lattices.
Solution of the coincidence problem in dimensions $d\le 4$
Photons released at maximum compression give blue spots as they have to climb up the potential, so they appear blue to us.
Geometrical constraints on dark energy models
In addition, all the binaries with longer periods except two, have their eccentricities below an ’upper envelope’ that starts at eccentricity zero and climbs up to an eccentricity of 0.98 when moving from 0.35 to about 350 days.
Observational Evidence for Tidal Interaction in Close Binary Systems
Ptran−P ) )γ In this distribution the eccentricity assumed zero value up to a ’transition’ period, Ptran , and then climbed exponentially to the averaged eccentricity of α.
Observational Evidence for Tidal Interaction in Close Binary Systems
All planets with periods shorter than a ’cutoff ’ period are circular, and all the extrasolar planets with longer periods have eccentricities below an ’upper envelope’, which starts at eccentricity zero and climbs up asymptotically to a certain high value.
Observational Evidence for Tidal Interaction in Close Binary Systems
At such a point, one can travel through the valley forward or backwards, and “go downhill”, or one can leave the valley, and start to climb up the nearest mountain.
Critical Heegaard Surfaces and Index 2 Minimal Surfaces
The effective equation of state γφ is of the phantom type, and the scalar field climbs up its scalar potential.
Scalar phantom energy as a cosmological dynamical system
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