Associations to the word «Ridge»

Pictures for the word «Ridge»


RIDGE, noun. (anatomy) The back of any animal; especially the upper or projecting part of the back of a quadruped.
RIDGE, noun. Any extended protuberance; a projecting line or strip.
RIDGE, noun. The line along which two sloping surfaces meet which diverge towards the ground.
RIDGE, noun. The highest point on a roof, represented by a horizontal line where two roof areas intersect, running the length of the area.
RIDGE, noun. (fortifications) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.
RIDGE, noun. A chain of mountains.
RIDGE, noun. A chain of hills.
RIDGE, noun. A long narrow elevation on an ocean bottom.
RIDGE, noun. (meteorology) A type of warm air that comes down on to land from mountains.
RIDGE, verb. (transitive) To form into a ridge
RIDGE, verb. (intransitive) To extend in ridges
RIDGE, proper noun. A surname​ after a natural landscape feature.
RIDGE, proper noun. A male given name transferred from the surname.
RIDGE BEAM, noun. (carpentry) The top longitudinal beam of a ridged roof where the top ends of the rafters meet.
RIDGE COURSE, noun. (roofing) The last or top course of roofing materials, such as tile, roll roofing, shingles, etc. that covers the ridge and overlaps the intersecting field roofing.
RIDGE VENT, noun. (construction) A ventilator located at the ridge that allows the escape of warm and/or moist air from the attic area or rafter cavity.
RIDGE VENTS, noun. Plural of ridge vent

Dictionary definition

RIDGE, noun. A long narrow natural elevation or striation.
RIDGE, noun. Any long raised strip.
RIDGE, noun. A long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean.
RIDGE, noun. A long narrow range of hills.
RIDGE, noun. Any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane.
RIDGE, noun. 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.
RIDGE, verb. Extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South".
RIDGE, verb. Plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip.
RIDGE, verb. Throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn".
RIDGE, verb. Spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil".
RIDGE, verb. Form into a ridge.

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery