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Definition of ridge:

  1. A raised line or strip, as of ground thrown up by a plow or left between furrows or ditches, or as on the surface of metal, cloth, or bone, etc.
  2. A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys.
  3. The back, or top of the back; a crest.
  4. The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.
  5. 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.
  6. To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.
  7. To form into ridges with the plow, as land.
  8. To wrinkle.

Synonyms:

backbone, ridgepole, hill, rib, elevation, rim, rooftree, seam, parapet, ridgeline, range.

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