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Definition of Hogback

Hogback
Hogback Hog"back`, n. 1. (Arch.) An upward curve or very obtuse angle in the upper surface of any member, as of a timber laid horizontally; -- the opposite of camber. 2. (Naut.) See Hogframe. 3. (Geol.) A ridge formed by tilted strata; hence, any ridge with a sharp summit, and steeply sloping sides.
hogback
Hogframe Hog"frame`, n. (Steam Vessels) A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Used chiefly in American river and lake steamers. Called also hogging frame, and hogback.

Meaning of Hogback from wikipedia

- Hogback may refer to: Grand Hogback, geological formation in Northwestern Colorado Hogback (sculpture), Viking stone tomb markers found in the UK Hogback...
- In geology and geomorphology, a hogback or hog's back is a long, narrow ridge or a series of hills with a narrow crest and steep slopes of nearly equal...
- Hogbacks are stone carved Anglo-Scandinavian sculptures from 10th- to 12th-century England and Scotland. Singular hogbacks were found in Ireland and Wales...
- the creation of the hogback. While the hogback was created during the Laramide Orogeny, the geologic strata comprising the hogback are much older. For...
- Hogback Mountain may refer to several places: Hogback Mountain (Lewis and Clark County, Montana), List of mountains in Lewis and Clark County, Montana...
- The Grand Hogback is a 70-mile long, curving, spine-like ridge in Western Colorado that extends from near McClure P**** in Pitkin County through Garfield...
- Hogback is a mountain in Schoharie County, New York. It is located northeast of Cobleskill. Barrack Zourie is located northwest and Mount Shank is located...
- Hogback Summit (el. 5033 ft.) is a mountain p**** in Lake County, Oregon traversed by U.S. Route 395. http://itouchmap.com/?d=1428752&s=UT&f=summit v t...
- The Hogback Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge near Winterset, Iowa. Named after a nearby limestone ridge, it was built in 1884 by Harvey P....
- Dinosaur Ridge is a segment of the Dakota Hogback in the Morrison Fossil Area National Natural Landmark located in Jefferson County, Colorado, near the...