Dictionary.com

pressure ridge

Save This Word!

noun
a ridge produced on floating ice by buckling or crushing under lateral pressure of wind or ice.
Geology. a ridge produced on a congealing lava flow by pressure from the still-liquid interior.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of pressure ridge

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use pressure ridge in a sentence

FEEDBACK