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ledge

noun

1 ledge

A projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.

synonym: shelf.

Roget 250: convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [U.S.].    thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].    swell.    intumescence; ... show more

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Roget 213: horizontality; flatness; level, plane; stratum etc. 204; dead level, dead flat; level plane.    recumbency, lying down etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Dutch: ader, ertslaag, richel




Moby thesaurus: band, bank, beam-end, bed, bedding, belt, billiard table, board, border, bordure, bowling green, brim, brink, brow, coast, coral heads, corbel, couche, course, dead flat ... show more.

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