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  Definition of ridge
  1. a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters
  2. any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
  3. a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  4. a long narrow range of hills
  5. any long raised strip
  6. form into a ridge
  7. spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil"
  8. throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn"
  9. plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
  10. extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South"
Similar Words: ridgepole, rooftree

 

Hyponyms: supraorbital ridge, supraorbital torus, superciliary ridge, superciliary arch, bank, bar, dune, sand dune, esker, ledge, shelf, reef, ripple mark, arete, hogback, horseback, raphe, rhaphe, corrugation

 

Part Meronyms: gable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roof

 

Anagrams: dirge

 

 
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