a long, narrow elevation of land; a chain of hills or mountains.
the long and narrow upper edge, angle, or crest of something, as a hill, wave, or vault.
the back of an animal.
any raised, narrow strip, as on cloth.
the horizontal line in which the tops of the rafters of a roof meet.
(on a weather chart) a narrow, elongated area of high pressure.
verb (used with object), ridged, ridging.
to provide with or form into a ridge or ridges.
to mark with or as if with ridges.
verb (used without object), ridged, ridging.
to form ridges.
a long narrow raised land formation with sloping sides esp one formed by the meeting of two faces of a mountain or of a mountain buttress or spur
any long narrow raised strip or elevation, as on a fabric or in ploughed land
(anatomy) any elongated raised margin or border on a bone, tooth, tissue membrane, etc
the top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides
(as modifier): a ridge tile
the back or backbone of an animal, esp a whale
(meteorol) an elongated area of high pressure, esp an extension of an anticyclone Compare trough (sense 4)
to form into a ridge or ridges
A long, narrow, or crested part of the body, as on the nose.
A long narrow chain of hills or mountains.
See mid-ocean ridge.
A narrow, elongated zone of relatively high atmospheric pressure associated with an area of peak anticyclonic circulation. Compare trough.
noun, Veterinary Medicine. 1. any male animal, especially a colt, with undescended testicles. noun 1. a domestic male animal with one or both testicles undescended, esp a horse 2. an imperfectly castrated male domestic animal
noun 1. Matthew Bunker, 1895–1993, U.S. army general: chief of staff 1953–55.
adjective, ridgier, ridgiest. 1. rising in a ridge or ridges.
adjective 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) genuine; correct: a ridgy-didge Aussie bloke