ridge (Meaning)

Wordnet

ridge (n)

a long narrow natural elevation or striation

any long raised strip

a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

a long narrow range of hills

any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters

Wordnet

ridge (v)

extend in ridges

plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

spade into alternate ridges and troughs

form into a ridge

Webster

ridge (n.)

The back, or top of the back; a crest.

A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys.

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.

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.

The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.

Webster

ridge (v. t.)

To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.

To form into ridges with the plow, as land.

To wrinkle.

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ridge Sentence Examples

  1. The mountain's rugged ridge cast an imposing silhouette against the darkening sky.
  2. The roof tiles formed a distinct ridge along the peak of the building.
  3. The farmer ploughed the field, creating long, parallel ridges in the soil.
  4. The ridge line of the mountain offered breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
  5. The sanding ridges on the wooden board smoothed out its surface.
  6. The coral ridge provided a sanctuary for a myriad of marine life.
  7. The ridge of the fingernail marked the separation between the nail bed and the fingertip.
  8. The medical ridge bandage protected the incision from infection.
  9. The pressure ridge in the glacier marked the location of a previous crack.
  10. The knife's serrated ridge sliced through the meat effortlessly.

FAQs About the word ridge

a long narrow natural elevation or striation, any long raised strip, a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean, a long narrow range of hills, an

crest,peak, promontory, divide,spine, eminence, prominence, backbone

disperse, dissipate, disperse, dissipate,scatter, scatter,

The mountain's rugged ridge cast an imposing silhouette against the darkening sky.

The roof tiles formed a distinct ridge along the peak of the building.

The farmer ploughed the field, creating long, parallel ridges in the soil.

The ridge line of the mountain offered breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.