Ridge

The uppermost structural member of your house, spanning the peak areas of the roof.

Ridge

[CTA station] Ridge was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority`s Niles Center branch, now known as the Yellow Line. The station was located at Ridge Avenue and Brummel Street in Evanston, Illinois. Ridge was situated east of Asbury and west of Howard. Ridge opened on March 28, 1925, and closed on March 27, 1948 upon the closing of the N...
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Ridge

[biology] Ridges (regions of increased gene expression) are domains of the genome with a high gene expression; the opposite of ridges are antiridges. The term was first used by Caron et al. in 2001. Characteristics of ridges are: ==Discovery== Clustering of genes in prokaryotes was known for a long time. Their genes are grouped in operons, ...
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RIDGE

acronym: Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiment
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Ridge

In architecture, the term ridge is applied to the intersection of two surfaces forming a salient angle, especially the angle at the top between the opposite slopes or sides of a roof or a vault.
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Ridge

An elongated area of high air pressure.
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ridge

[n] - any long raised strip 2. [n] - a long narrow range of hills 3. [n] - a long narrow natural elevation or striation 4. [n] - any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane 5. [n] - a beam laid along the ridge of a roof 6. [v] - extend in ridges 7. [v] - plough alternate strips by throwing the furr...
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Ridge

a linear elevation.
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Ridge

Top of a pitched roof
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Ridge

The horizontal line at the apex of a roof. The ridge usually has a covering of tile, lead or zinc.
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Ridge

The topmost line of the roof.
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Ridge

The topmost line of the roof.
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Ridge

A tongue of high pressure on a weather map. The opposite of a trough of low pressure.
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Ridge

The horizontal line at the junction of the top edges of two sloping roof surfaces.
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Ridge

the line formed where two sides of a sloping or pitched roof meet. The ridge piece, a main timber running along the apex of the roof.
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Ridge

Ridge noun [ Middle English rigge the back, Anglo-Saxon hrycg ; akin to Dutch rug , German r√úcken , Old High German rucki , hrukki , Icelandic hryggr , Swedish rugg , Danish ryg . √16.] 1. The back, or top of the back; a...
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Ridge

Ridge transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ridged ; present participle & verbal noun Ridging .] 1. To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges. « Bristles ranged like those ...
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ridge

1. A (usually rough) linear elevation. ... See: crest. ... 2. In dentistry, any linear elevation on the surface of a tooth. ... 3. The remainder of the alveolar process and its soft tissue covering after the teeth are removed. ... Origin: A. S. Hyrcg, back, spine ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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ridge

ridgepole noun 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
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ridge

noun a long narrow range of hills
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ridge

(rij) a linear projection or projecting structure, such as a crest.
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Ridge

• (n.) 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. • (n.) A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys. • (n.) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salien...
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ridge

(from the article `Mercury`) The ramparts of the Caloris impact basin span a diameter exceeding 1,300 km (800 miles). Its interior is occupied by smooth plains that are ...
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Ridge

[differential geometry] In differential geometry, a smooth surface in three dimensions has a ridge point when a line of curvature has a local maximum or minimum of principal curvature. The set of ridge points form curves on the surface called ridges. The ridges of a given surface fall into two families, typically designated red and blue, de...
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Ridge

Ridge is slang for gold or a gold coin.
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