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Dictionary definition for: Ridge

1. (v) extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South"

2. (n) a long narrow natural elevation or striation

3. (n) any long raised strip

4. (v) plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

5. (n) a long narrow range of hills

6. (v) throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn"

7. (n) any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

8. (v) spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil"

9. (v) form into a ridge

10. (n) a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters

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