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Definition of Ridge

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.
Ridge
Ridge Ridge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ridged; p. pr. & vb. n. Ridging.] 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

- A ridge is a long, narrow, elevated geomorphologic landform, structural feature, or a combination of both separated from the surrounding terrain by steep...
- various deleterious effects of spaceflight on the human body by the acronym RIDGE (i.e., "space radiation, isolation and confinement, distance from Earth...
- Ruby Ridge was the site of a siege of a cabin occupied by the Weaver family in Boundary County, Idaho, in August 1992. On August 21, deputies of the United...
- Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on the 2004 do****entary...
- The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Highlands range. The mountain range is located in the Eastern United States...
- A mid-ocean ridge (MOR) is a seafloor mountain system formed by plate tectonics. It typically has a depth of about 2,600 meters (8,500 ft) and rises about...
- The Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, also called the Ridge and Valley Province or the Valley and Ridge Appalachians, are a physiographic province of the...
- The Siege at Ruby Ridge is a 1996 drama television film directed by Roger Young and written by Lionel Chetwynd about the confrontation between the family...
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