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NOUN (6)

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;

4. a long narrow range of hills;
[syn: ridge, ridgeline]

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;
[syn: ridge, ridgepole, rooftree]


VERB (5)

1. extend in ridges;
- Example: "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;
- Example: "He ridged his corn"

4. spade into alternate ridges and troughs;
- Example: "ridge the soil"

5. form into a ridge;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ridge \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 upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys. "The frozen ridges of the Alps." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Part rise in crystal wall, or ridge direct. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A raised line or strip, as of ground thrown up by a plow or left between furrows or ditches, or as on the surface of metal, cloth, or bone, etc. [1913 Webster] 4. (Arch.) The intersection of two surface forming a salient angle, especially the angle at the top between the opposite slopes or sides of a roof or a vault. [1913 Webster] 5. (Fort.) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way. --Stocqueler. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. To form into ridges with the plow, as land. [1913 Webster] 3. To wrinkle. "With a forehead ridged." --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ridge n 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 4: a long narrow range of hills [syn: ridge, ridgeline] 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 [syn: ridge, ridgepole, rooftree] v 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" 5: form into a ridge
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

160 Moby Thesaurus words for "ridge": acme, apex, apogee, arete, back, bean, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, brow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, cap, chase, chine, climax, cloud nine, clump, cocker, cockle, col, comb, condyle, convex, corrugate, corrugation, crankle, crease, crest, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crown, crumple, culmen, culmination, dome, dorsal region, dorsum, dowel, ear, edge, emboss, esker, extreme limit, extremity, flange, flap, fold, furrow, gall, gnarl, handle, head, headpiece, heaven, heavens, height, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, hill, hogback, horseback, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, kame, knit, knob, knot, knur, knurl, limit, line, lip, loin, loop, lump, maximum, meridian, mole, mountain, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, nevus, no place higher, noddle, noggin, noodle, noon, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, pate, peak, peg, pinnacle, pitch, plica, point, pole, poll, pucker, purse, raise, rib, rimple, ring, ripple, rivel, ruck, ruckle, rumple, saddle, saddleback, sconce, seventh heaven, shirr, shoulder, sky, spine, spire, strip, stud, style, summit, tab, tip, tip-top, top, tubercle, tubercule, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, utmost, verruca, vertex, very top, vesicle, wale, wart, welt, wimple, wrinkle, zenith
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

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 (35.118450 sq. km) FIPS code: 61665 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 40.907128 N, 72.882909 W ZIP Codes (1990): 11961 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Ridge, NY Ridge