Definition of Ridge. Meaning of Ridge. Synonyms of Ridge

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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 or a mountain ridge is a geographical feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance...
- The Ridge may refer to: The Ridge, later Major Ridge, a Cherokee Indian leader The Ridge may refer to the following places: The Ridge (Ridgeville, Georgia)...
- Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war drama film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on the 2004 do****entary...
- A mid-ocean ridge (MOR) is a seafloor mountain system formed by plate tectonics. It typically has a depth of ~2,500 meters and rises about two kilometers...
- The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range. The mountain range is located in the eastern United States...
- Ruby Ridge was the site of an eleven-day siege near Naples, Idaho, U.S., beginning on August 21, 1992, when Randy Weaver, members of his immediate family...
- Pound Ridge is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The po****tion was 5,104 at the 2010 census. The town is located in the eastern...
- The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mid-ocean ridge, a divergent tectonic plate or constructive plate boundary located along the floor of the Atlantic Ocean...
- Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Knoxville. Oak Ridge's...
- Ridge A is a site in Antarctica that was identified in 2009 as the best suited location on the surface of Earth for astronomical research. The site, approximately...
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