ridge

  1. a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  2. any long raised strip
  3. a long narrow range of hills
  4. any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

Ridge

  The uppermost, horizontal external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
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Ridge

A ridge is a geological feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance. Ridges are usually termed hills or mountains as well, depending on size. There are several main types of ridges:- ...
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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 horizontal line at the junction of the top edges of two sloping roof surfaces.
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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

(of high pressure) In meteorology, an elongated area of relatively high atmospheric pressure, almost always associated with and most clearly identified as an area of maximum anticyclonic curvature of wind flow.
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ridge

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

• (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

noun a long narrow range of hills
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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

(mid-ocean) A major linear elevated landform of the ocean floor, from 200 to 20,000 kilometers in extent. It is not a single ridge, but resembles a mountain range and may have a central rift valley.
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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

[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

[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

[meteorology] A ridge is an elongated region of relatively high atmospheric pressure, the opposite of a trough. In hydrologic terms, a line or wall of broken ice forced up by pressure. May be fresh or weathered. ...
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Ridge

Ridge noun [ Middle English rigge the back, Anglo-Saxon hrycg ; akin to Dutch rug , German rÜcken , 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

a linear elevation.
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RIDGE

a linear elevation.
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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

a traditional Welsh unit of distance equal to 3 leaps or 20 feet 3 inches (6.1722 meters).
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RIDGE

acronym: Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiment
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