HyperDic: ridge

English > 11 senses of the word ridge:
NOUNobjectridgea long narrow natural elevation or striation
shaperidgeany long raised strip
objectridgea long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean
objectridge, ridgelinea long narrow range of hills
bodyridgeany long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
artifactridge, ridgepole, rooftreea beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top
VERBstativeridgeextend in ridges
creationridgeplough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
contactridgethrow soil toward (a crop row) from both sides
contactridgespade into alternate ridges and troughs
changeridgeform into a ridge
ridge > pronunciation
Soundsrih'jh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA long narrow natural elevation or striation.
NarrowerbankA long ridge or pile
barA submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
dune, sand duneA ridge of sand created by the wind
esker(geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment
ledge, shelfA projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
reefA submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
ripple markOne of a series of small ridges produced in sand by water currents or by wind
Broadernatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Verbsridgeextend in ridges
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAny long raised strip.
NarrowercorrugationA ridge on a corrugated surface
raphe, rhapheA ridge that forms a seam between two parts
Broaderconvex shape, convexityA shape that curves or bulges outward
Catalancresta
Spanishcresta
Verbsridgeform into a ridge
ridgespade into alternate ridges and troughs
ridgethrow soil toward (a crop row) from both sides
ridgeplough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean.
InstancesMid-Atlantic RidgeA very long narrow elevation on the ocean floor that runs all the way from Iceland in the North Atlantic to Bouvet Island in the South Atlantic
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA long narrow range of hills.
Synonymridgeline
NarrowerareteA sharp narrow ridge found in rugged mountains
hogback, horsebackA narrow ridge of hills
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Catalancresta
Spanishcresta
Verbsridgeextend in ridges
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningAny long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane.
Narrowersupraorbital ridge, supraorbital torus, superciliary ridge, superciliary archA ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
English > ridge: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsridgepole, rooftree
Part ofgable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roofA double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
English > ridge: 11 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningExtend in ridges.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The land ridges towards the South"
Broadercover, continue, extendspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
Nounsridgea long narrow natural elevation or striation
ridgea long narrow range of hills
English > ridge: 11 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningplough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Broaderplow, plough, turnTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Catalancavallonar
Nounsridgeany long raised strip
English > ridge: 11 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningThrow soil toward (a crop row) from both sides.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He ridged his corn"
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Nounsridgeany long raised strip
English > ridge: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningspade into alternate ridges and troughs.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"ridge the soil"
Broaderspadedig (up) with a spade
Spanishacaballonar
Nounsridgeany long raised strip
English > ridge: 11 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningform into a ridge.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Participleridgedhaving a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
Nounsridgeany long raised strip
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