verb (used with object), ridged, ridg·ing.
verb (used without object), ridged, ridg·ing.
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Origin of ridge
OTHER WORDS FROM ridgeridgelike, adjectiveun·ridged, adjective
Words nearby ridge
Example sentences from the Web for ridge
Scientists can conclude from those tiny ridges how active someone had been.Women like Mulan didn’t need to go to war in disguise|Bethany Brookshire|September 4, 2020|Science News For Students
I don’t know if I’d normally be hiking at eleven o’clock at night, up on some ridge, during a thunderstorm.
As a mountain-bike trail builder and rider, I have an intimate knowledge of the contours of the forest, of each ridge and each drainage.
One, which came to be known as the CZU Lightning Complex fire, was burning across the ridges and through the canyons towards Nichols’s house.
The traditional “river groover” is an ammo can with an airtight top, which cuts ridges in your behind if you sit on it for too long—hence the name.
High on the slopes of Everest, some 70 sherpas surged over a ridge to see the beating.
He and his friend huffed the iron wheelbarrow up the ridge, lashed it onto the Jeep.
Johnny was gone, over the ridge, to Bozeman, for repairs on his snowmobile.
November drew near, cold below zero—Be thirty below, up the ridge—and still Don and Dan stuck it out.
He drove the highway to see if tracks led up the ridge toward the smoke.
Across the entrance the floor sloped up to the rocky ridge, of which Mr. Rogers had spoken; and beyond the ridge lay the pool.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch
While this movement was being effected Humbert rode forward, and crossing the ridge, reconnoitred the enemy.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
Then as they heard nothing to rouse their fears, they moved cautiously up the side of the ridge.The War Trail|Elmer Russell Gregor
I begged of the adjutant to let me go off along the ridge on my own to see if I could find any trace.At Suvla Bay|John Hargrave
So narrow is the ridge that the double row of open sheds leaves barely room for pack mules to pass.An Australian in China|George Ernest Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for ridge
- the top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides
- (as modifier)a ridge tile