alpinist

1. adjective /alpǐnist/lang=sh
Of or pertaining to alpinism.

The group of Warsaw cavers climbed out of several caves in Poland and of Sistema Cheve using alpinist techniques.

2. noun /alpǐnist/lang=sh
a) A mountain climber, especially in the European Alps or in ranges of similar ruggedness and elevation.

The Swiss geologist and alpinist, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, the first to make the ascent of Mont Blanc (Aug. 3, 1787), is to have erected in his honor a statue in the village of Chamounix.

b) A downhill skier who practises the sport on high mountains.

A cross in the sky could have appeared. . . . The famous Alpinist Edward Whymper saw a similar effect on the Matterhorn.


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  • alpinist — ALPINÍST, Ă, alpinişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Persoană care practică alpinismul. – Din fr. alpiniste. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  alpiníst s. m., pl. alpiníşti Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • Alpinist — Al pin*ist, n. A climber of the Alps. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alpìnist — m sport planinar koji se bavi alpinizmom …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • alpinist — [al′pin ist] n. [also A ] a mountain climber …   English World dictionary

  • alpiníst — a m (ȋ) kdor se ukvarja z alpinistiko: biti navdušen alpinist; visokogorski, zimski alpinist …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Alpinist — alpinistas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Alpinizmo sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. alpinist; mountaineer vok. Alpinist, m; Bergsteiger, m rus. альпинист …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Alpinist — alpinistas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Į kalnus kopiantis žmogus, kuris turi specialių žinių ir techniškai pasirengęs kopimams. atitikmenys: angl. alpinist; mountaineer vok. Alpinist, m; Bergsteiger, m rus. альпинист …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Alpinist — ↑ Alpinistin Bergsteiger, Bergsteigerin, Gipfelstürmer, Gipfelstürmerin, Hochtourist, Hochtouristin, Kletterer, Kletterin; (bes. österr. ugs.): Bergkraxler, Bergkraxlerin. * * * Alpinist,der:⇨Bergsteiger… …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • alpinist — <xüs. is. dən> Alpinizm ilə məşğul olan adam, dağ turisti. İlk alpinist klubları …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • alpinist — n. (also alpinist) a climber of high mountains, esp. the Alps. Etymology: F alpiniste (as ALPINE; see IST) …   Useful english dictionary

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