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hill climb

noun
1.
a racing event for motorcycles or automobiles in which competitors drive up a hilly course one at a time, the winner having the fastest time.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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hill climb

noun
1.
a competition in which motor vehicles attempt singly to ascend a steep slope as fast as possible
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hill climb

short distance race for automobiles or motorcycles up mountain roads, with the finish at least 350 metres (383 yards) above the start in automobile events. In most cases the required minimum course length is 5 km (3.1 miles), and each competitor must cover a total minimum distance of 10 km (6.2 miles).

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