Meaning of ridge

ridge

Pronunciation: (rij), [key]
— n., v., ridged, ridg•ing.
—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 raised, narrow strip, as on cloth.
  5. the horizontal line in which the tops of the rafters of a roof meet.
  6. (on a weather chart) a narrow, elongated area of high pressure.
—v.t.
  1. to provide with or form into a ridge or ridges.
  2. to mark with or as if with ridges.
—v.i.
  1. to form ridges.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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