Pronunciation: rĭj
n.1.The back, or top of the back; a crest.
2.A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys.
Part rise crystal wall, or ridge direct.
- Milton.
3.A raised line or strip, as of ground thrown up by a plow or left between furrows or ditches, or as on the surface of metal, cloth, or bone, etc.
4.(Arch.) The intersection of two surface forming a salient angle, especially the angle at the top between the opposite slopes or sides of a roof or a vault.
5.(Fort.) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.
v. t.1.To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.
[imp. & p. p. Ridged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ridging.]
2.To form into ridges with the plow, as land.
3.To wrinkle.
Noun1.Ridgeridge - a long narrow natural elevation or striation
2.ridge - any long raised strip
3.ridge - a long narrow range of hills
4.ridge - any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
5.ridge - a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters
Synonyms: ridgepole, rooftree
Verb1.ridge - extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South"
2.ridge - plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
3.ridge - throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn"
4.ridge - spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil"
5.ridge - form into a ridge
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rider plate
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ridge rope
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