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climatic of or pertaining to the weather conditions most prevailing in a place.
climatological of or pertaining to long term weather patterns, or to the discipline of climatology.
climatology the scientific study of long-term patterns of weather conditions; science of climates.
climax the point of highest interest or intensity in a series of increasingly important points or events. [5 definitions]
climaxless combined form of climax.
climb to move upward; go towards the top; ascend. [7 definitions]
climbable combined form of climb.
climber a person or animal that climbs. [4 definitions]
climb in to step upward and get into (a vehicle).
clime in literary use, a region of the earth, or the typical weather conditions thereof.
clinch to make certain or final; secure; settle. [8 definitions]
clincher a decisive or final point, fact, or statement to persuade someone, as in arguing or selling. [3 definitions]
cling to stick or attach closely. [3 definitions]
clingstone having pulp that sticks closely to the stone, as in some peaches. (Cf. freestone.) [2 definitions]
clinic a medical facility, esp. for treatment of outpatients. [4 definitions]
clinical of or related to direct observation and treatment of patients, as opposed to theory or laboratory research. [3 definitions]
clinical thermometer a small glass thermometer used to measure body temperature.
clinician a doctor who studies or practices medicine by direct observation and treatment, as opposed to theory or laboratory research.
clink to make or cause to make a short, sharp, ringing sound. [2 definitions]
clinker1 a hard stonelike chunk left from the burning of coal. [2 definitions]
clinker2 (slang) any error, esp. a misplayed note in a musical performance. [2 definitions]