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ridge

noun

1 ridge

A long narrow natural elevation or striation.

Roget 203: narrowness etc. adj.; closeness, exility; exiguity etc. (little) 193.    line; hair's breadth, finger's breadth; strip, streak, ... show more

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

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

Dutch: ribbel



2 ridge

Any long raised strip.

3 ridge

A long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean.

Dutch: zeerug

4 ridge

A long narrow range of hills.

synonym: ridgeline.

Polish: grzbiet

5 ridge

Any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane.

6 ridge

A beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters.

synonyms: ridgepole, rooftree.

Dutch: bergrug, nok
Polish: kalenica

verb

1 ridge

Extend in ridges.

2 ridge

Plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip.

Polish: skiba

3 ridge

Throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides.

4 ridge

Spade into alternate ridges and troughs.

5 ridge

Form into a ridge.


Moby thesaurus: acme, apex, apogee, arete, back, bean, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, brow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch ... show more.

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