Meaning of RIDGE in English

RIDGE

■ noun

1》 a long, narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed.

↘the edge formed where the two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top.

2》 a narrow raised band on a surface.

↘a raised strip of arable land, especially one of a set separated by furrows.

3》 Meteorology an elongated region of high barometric pressure.

■ verb [often as adjective ~d ] mark with or form into ~s.

Derivatives

ridgy adjective

Origin

OE hrycg 'spine, crest', of Gmc origin.

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