Definition of crampon in English:
1A metal plate with spikes fixed to a boot for walking on ice or rock climbing.
- To scale the 35 metres you need climbing boots, crampons, two ice axes, a helmet, a harness, plus a head for heights.
- We put crampons over our boots, roped up and ascended the ice cliff in single file, using our ice picks to stabilize us at each step.
- In fact, you'd probably need crampons in order to walk.
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