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  Words related to ridge

Related / Similar Words: ridgepole, rooftree

 

Definition:
  • a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters;
  • any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane;
  • a long narrow natural elevation or striation;
  • a long narrow range of hills;
  • any long raised strip;
  • form into a ridge;
  • spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil";
  • throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn";
  • plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip;
  • extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South";

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    Hyponyms: supraorbital ridge, supraorbital torus, superciliary ridge, superciliary arch, bank, bar, dune, sand dune, esker, ledge, shelf, reef, ripple mark, arete, hogback, horseback, raphe, rhaphe, corrugation

     

    Part Meronyms: gable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roof

     

    Anagrams: dirge

     

     
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