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
Example sentences from the Web for ridge
As we continued the ascent—from the summit of Little Haystack Mountain, up along the ridge to Mount Lincoln and the highest peak, Mount Lafayette—our legs grew increasingly wobbly and the sun dipped into the horizon.
More closely spaced ridges produced more frequent sets of spikes while larger spaces produced less frequent bursts of electrical activity.A fish’s fins may be as sensitive to touch as fingertips|Carolyn Wilke|November 3, 2020|Science News
I pulled over near Norbeck Pass, just as the sun was dipping behind a toothy ridge of eroding rock.
The connective ridges near the back of the beetle, on the other hand, are not as intricately interlocked, allowing the top and bottom halves of the exoskeleton to slide past each other slightly.The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Here’s how|Maria Temming|October 21, 2020|Science News
The ridge at the bottom—which keeps your laptop or Kindle from sliding down—doubles as an orthopedic wrist rest, to help ease carpal tunnel or prevent wrist pain in the first place.
A hundred summer sunsets glowed in the yellow corn that lay massed in ridged and burnished splendor.
Higher, the roseate whiteness of ridged snow on Alps or Apennines.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece|John Addington Symonds
The cones are three to five inches long, with ridged scales set with prickles.Trees Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
Millions of lice swarmed over the wasted limbs and ridged ribs.Andersonville, Volume 2|John McElroy
The fillets are not so well 290 smoothed down on the interior surface as usual, a ridged appearance being the result.Pottery of the ancient Pueblos. (1886 N 04 / 1882-1883 (pages 257-360))|William Henry Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for ridge
- the top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides
- (as modifier)a ridge tile