climb-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: an upward slope or incline

Commentary: CLIMB[+location][+structure][+slope][+upward]

This mountain is one of the most dangerous climbs in North America.
This old car won't make it up the steep climb.
John started them out on a fairly easy rock climb.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: the act of ascending an object

Commentary: CLIMB[+event][+ascending][+object]

Their climb up the north face took nine hours.
The squirrel's climb up the vertical post seemed to defy gravity.
His slow climb out of poverty took years. (metaphoric extension)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: ascending altitude in air

Commentary: CLIMB[+event][+ascending][+altitude][+in_air]

The plane began its climb out of the local airspace.
We leveled out of the climb at 27.000 feet.
What is the rate of climb of that rocket?

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1c

Sense Number 4: an increase in some measurement

Commentary: CLIMB[+quantity][+increase][+of_measurement]

There was a sudden climb in the price of oil.
The climb of the car's temperature gauge got Bill's attention.
There are several causes for the recent climb in traffic fatalities.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 5: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)