Complete Definition of "ridge"

wikipedia|dab=ridge (disambiguation)|ridge
English

Etymology
OE. hrycg

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-ridge.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪdÊ|-ɪdÊ

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. the line along which two sloping surfaces meet which diverge towards the ground
  2. a chain of hills or mountains
  3. a long narrow elevation on an ocean bottom

Translations
trans-top|line of intersection
trans-mid
Swedish: ås c, nock c (of a roof)
trans-bottom

trans-top|chain of hills or mountains
Czech: hÅeben m
Norwegian: rygg m, åsrygg m
trans-mid
Swedish: ås c (chain of hills); bergsrygg c, rygg c (chain of mountains)
trans-bottom

trans-top|elevation on ocean bottom
Norwegian: rygg m
trans-mid
Swedish: rygg c
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Español: cresta f
ttbc|French: crête f
ttbc|German: Grat m (1), First m (1); Rücken m (3)
ttbc|Ido: kresto
ttbc|Italian: cresta f (1), crinale m (1)
ttbc|Korean: ì¤ê¸° (julgi)
ttbc|Telugu: à°à°¨à±à°® (kanuma)
ttbc|Dutch: kam
ttbc|portugues: aresta, cume

Verb
en-verb|ridg|ing

  1. transitive to form into a ridge

Related terms
Rhodesian ridgeback

See also
crest

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