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artificial climbing Syllabification: ar·ti·fi·cial climb·ing

Definition of artificial climbing in English:


The sport of climbing on an indoor or outdoor wall whose surface simulates a mountain.
Example sentences
  • Rock climbing has been revolutionised with the advent of artificial climbing walls in Europe and America.
  • Higinio and Bonfilio looked for a route for artificial climbing, while Cecilia and Carlos tried a free climb.
  • All of these institutes have their own artificial climbing walls and offer comprehensive training in rock climbing.

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