[ US /ˈɹɪdʒ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɪd‍ʒ/ ]
  1. any long raised strip
  2. any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
  3. 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
  4. a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean
  5. a long narrow range of hills
  6. a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  1. plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip
  2. form into a ridge
  3. throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides
    He ridged his corn
  4. spade into alternate ridges and troughs
    ridge the soil
  5. extend in ridges
    The land ridges towards the South
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How To Use ridge In A Sentence

  • The buildings are usually gabled, with rows of tiles along the ridges of the roofs.
  • Think roast partridge with wild mushrooms followed by a little pot of chocolate rosemary.
  • On the moor, we crossed becks bridged by railway sleepers and bulging with pondweed and we met a couple of cyclists.
  • There are a few ridges and ranges in the distance.
  • Their models are forts and castles, moats and drawbridges.
  • Cousin Molle goes to Cambridge and the niece is the only visitor. Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple (1652-54)
  • Avoiding tripping over the lines on deck, you then have to quant your boat through the bridge. Times, Sunday Times
  • So, the system of existential graphs actually requires three dimensions for its representations, although the third dimension in which the torus is embedded can usually be represented in two dimensions by the use of pictorial devices that Peirce called “fornices” or “tunnel-bridges” and by the use of identificational devices that Peirce called Nobody Knows Nothing
  • Just before Chiswick Bridge he suddenly wrenched the wheel round to the right. Times, Sunday Times
  • An attempt will be made to identify best practice, to help bridge the gap between theoretical prescriptions and practical modelling procedures.
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