Definition of RIDGE

noun : RIDGE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a long narrow natural elevation or striation ;

  • 2. (

    ) any long raised strip ;

  • 3. (

    ) a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean ;

  • 5. (

    ) any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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 ;

verb : RIDGE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South" ;

  • 2. (

    ) plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip ;

  • 3. (

    ) throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn" ;

  • 4. (

    ) spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil" ;


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