rapid climb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rapid climb a rapid rise
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Usage

In literature:

As the two were climbing in, Giovanni spoke rapidly in his native tongue.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Neither the rapid pace nor the climbing bothered Lennon.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
But Croswell, retaining the quiet, studious habits that characterised his youth, climbed rapidly.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Tom had run into the barn and was climbing the ladders as rapidly as possible to the highest loft.
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
After climbing the bank, he had set off in a rapid gait, but not at a gallop.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
He climbed the snake fence into the woodland and splashed rapidly through the wet growth.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
Happy days gone for ever, he thought, as he stepped out once more on the bank path, towards whose surface the tide was rapidly climbing up.
"The Queen's Scarlet" by George Manville Fenn
He stopped, choking with indignation and his rapid climb, and seated himself on a rustic bench.
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
It was nearly six o'clock when Paul came in sight, breathless and exhausted from his rapid climb up the hill.
"On the Edge of the Arctic" by Harry Lincoln Sayler
Rapidly they climbed the steep rocks.
"The Brass Bell" by Eugène Sue
Each climbed slowly, but the steps appeared to flow downward under their feet with great rapidity.
"The Old Tobacco Shop" by William Bowen
Amid a chorus of protests and taunts he began climbing rapidly.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
We were climbing rapidly and expected soon to pass from the watershed of the Fraser into that of the Skeena.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
The whirlings of the earth stabilized after a time and he found he was flying the vessel; climbing rapidly.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
That minute two Americans left the ground, climbing rapidly toward the ceiling of fog.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
The clouds were climbing higher with a rapidity that told of the wind that must soon sweep across that wide body of water with cruel violence.
"Motor Boat Boys Down the Coast" by Louis Arundel
Jim climbed rapidly to Carshaw's side, the latter being astride the wall.
"The Bartlett Mystery" by Louis Tracy
The barometer rose shortly and climbed up as rapidly as it had earlier fallen.
"Frontier Boys in the South Seas" by Wyn Roosevelt
From that point on he climbed rapidly to the platform.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
It is needless to say that the boy climbed with much rapidity.
"The Cassowary" by Stanley Waterloo
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In poetry:

Owre lofty here, ilk charm to trace,
That deck, sweet plain! thy cultur'd face;
Aft down the steep he'd tak a race,
Nor, rinning, flag,
Till up he'd climb, wi' rapid pace
Yon 'abbey craig.'
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

Rapids, Timbers hope to climb Western Conference table .
Commerce City, CO – The Portland Timbers and Colorado Rapids are set to do battle in a crucial Western Conference contest at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Saturday as both sides attempt to climb up the table.
A new report from the Department of Commerce shows average US incomes rising, but with rapidly-climbing fuel and food prices, 'real' disposable income is down.
Joya makes rapid climb at Santos.
After rapid climb , India's airlines face steep descent.
While he might not have a position at the NBA level, Nevada's Luke Babbitt is rapidly climbing.
Joya makes rapid climb at Santos .
Woman killed in Conn. SkyWest Still Has Room To Climb After Rapid Take Off.
The modus operandi is as follows.—A cord is fastened round the monkey's waist, and it is led to a coconut palm which it rapidly climbs, it then lays hold of a nut, and if the own...
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In science:

Thus, after a rapid initial climb, the number of branches falls off exponentially with scaled time t/t0 , at the rate α2/β .
Statistics of branched flow in a weak correlated random potential
For intermediate to high (z < 5) redshifts, the SHARC II flux density drops rapidly as a power law (∼ ν −1.7 due to the hotter components of dust) with redshift on the Wien side of the spectrum, while the millimeter-wave climbs up the steep Rayleigh-Jeans portion of the SED.
The Bolocam 1.1 mm Lockman Hole Galaxy Survey: SHARC II 350 micron Photometry and Implications for Spectral Models, Dust Temperatures, and Redshift Estimation
However it would occasionally rapidly climb to about 70 mph.
CHARM2010: Theory Summary
At lower energies, however, the rate climbs rapidly.
Implications of CoGeNT's New Results For Dark Matter
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