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Definition of Ridge
Ridge Ridge, n. [OE. rigge the back, AS. hrycg; akin to D.
rug, G. r["U]cken, OHG. rucki, hrukki, Icel. hryggr, Sw.
rugg, Dan. ryg. [root]16.]
1. The back, or top of the back; a crest. --Hudibras.
2. A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a
range; any extended elevation between valleys. ``The
frozen ridges of the Alps.' --Shak.
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. --Stocqueler.
RidgeRidge Ridge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ridged; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to
make into a ridge or ridges.
Bristles ranged like those that ridge the back Of
chafed wild boars. --Milton.
2. To form into ridges with the plow, as land.
3. To wrinkle. ``With a forehead ridged.' --Cowper.
Meaning of Ridge from wikipedia
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is a long, narrow, elevated geomorphologic
feature, or combination
of both separated
from the surrounding terrain
- various deleterious effects
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-and-Valley Appalachians, also called
and Valley Province
or the Valley
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- A mid-ocean ridge
(MOR) is a seafloor mountain system formed
tectonics. It typically
has a depth
(8,500 ft) and rises
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