Ridge

  • 1 Ridge — ist der Name von Antonia Ridge, Schriftstellerin John Rollin Ridge (1827–1867), indianischer Autor Tom Ridge (* 1946), US amerikanischer Politiker Ridge (Maryland), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Ridge (Texas), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten… …

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  • 2 Ridge — Ridge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ridged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ridging}.] 1. To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges. [1913 Webster] Bristles ranged like those that ridge the back Of chafed wild boars. Milton …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 ridge — [rıdʒ] n [: Old English; Origin: hrycg] 1.) a long area of high land, especially at the top of a mountain ▪ We made our way carefully along the ridge. 2.) a) something long and thin that is raised above the things around it ▪ A small ridge of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 ridge — O.E. hrycg back of a man or beast, probably reinforced by O.N. hryggr back, ridge, from P.Gmc. *khrugjaz (Cf. O.Fris. hregg, O.S. hruggi, Du. rug, O.H.G. hrukki, Ger. Rücken the back ), of uncertain origin. Also in O.E., the top or crest of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 ridge — [rij] n. [ME rigge < OE hrycg, akin to ON hrygr, backbone, Ger rücken, back < IE * (s)kreuk , a hump, mound < base * (s)ker , to bend > L curvus, bent, circus, a ring] 1. Obs. an animal s spine or back 2. the long, narrow top or crest …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Ridge — (r[i^]j), n. [OE. rigge the back, AS. hrycg; akin to D. rug, G. r[ U]cken, OHG. rucki, hrukki, Icel. hryggr, Sw. rugg, Dan. ryg. [root]16.] 1. The back, or top of the back; a crest. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 2. A range of hills or mountains, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 ridge — [ rıdʒ ] noun count ** 1. ) the long narrow top of a mountain or group of mountains: The log cabin is set on a ridge in the Blue Ridge Mountains. 2. ) a long narrow raised line along the surface of something: Tires had thrown the mud into ridges …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 Ridge — Ridge, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 13380 Housing Units (2000): 5922 Land area (2000): 13.465679 sq. miles (34.875946 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.093631 sq. miles (0.242504 sq. km) Total area (2000): 13.559310… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 9 Ridge, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 13380 Housing Units (2000): 5922 Land area (2000): 13.465679 sq. miles (34.875946 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.093631 sq. miles (0.242504 sq. km) Total area (2000): 13.559310 sq. miles… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 10 RIDGE — InterDisciplinary Global Experiments (Academic & Science » Ocean Science) * Radical In Doing God s Evangelism (Community » Religion) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 11 ridge — [n] raised part of solid backbone, chine, corrugation, crease, crinkle, elevation, esker, fold, furrow, hill, hogback, moraine, parapet, plica, pole, range, rib, rim, rimple, rivel, ruck, seam, spine, upland, wrinkle; concepts 471,509,513 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 ridge — ► NOUN 1) a long narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed. 2) a narrow raised band on a surface. 3) Meteorology an elongated region of high barometric pressure. 4) the edge formed where the two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top. ► VERB… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Ridge — A ridge is a geological feature that features a continuous elevational crest for some distance. Ridges are usually termed hills or mountains as well, depending on size. There are several main types of ridges:*Dendritic ridge: In a typical plateau …

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  • 14 Ridge — Recorded in many spellings including Ridge, Rudge, Rigg, Rigge, and the probably patronymic Ridges and Rudges, as well as Ridger and Ridgers, meaning one who lived at or worked at a place called Ridge, this is an English surname. It is… …

    Surnames reference

  • 15 ridge — ar·ridge; par·ridge; pat·ridge; por·ridge; ridge; ridge·let; ridge·ling; …

    English syllables

  • 16 ridge — n. & v. n. 1 the line of the junction of two surfaces sloping upwards towards each other (the ridge of a roof). 2 a long narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed. 3 any narrow elevation across a surface. 4 Meteorol. an elongated region of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 ridge — ridgelike, adj. /rij/, n., v., ridged, ridging. n. 1. a long, narrow elevation of land; a chain of hills or mountains. 2. the long and narrow upper edge, angle, or crest of something, as a hill, wave, or vault. 3. the back of an animal. 4. any… …

    Universalium

  • 18 ridge — 1 noun (C) 1 a long area of high land, especially at the top of a mountain: a windswept ridge 2 a) a line of something that rises above a surface: a ridge of boulders | a sandy ridge b) a long narrow raised part of a surface: The ridges on the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Ridge A — 81.573.5 Koordinaten: 81° 30′ 0″ S, 73° 30′ 0″ O …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 20 ridge — [[t]rɪ̱ʤ[/t]] ridges 1) N COUNT A ridge is a long, narrow piece of raised land. 2) N COUNT: with supp A ridge is a raised line on a flat surface. ...the bony ridge of the eye socket …

    English dictionary