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ridge

ridge

 
 
pronunciation:
rIj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, narrow, raised section, area, or edge, such as the top of a sloping roof or the crest of a hill.
synonyms:
crest
similar words:
divide
definition 2: any narrow raised strip, as on cloth or in a plowed field.
synonyms:
corrugation
definition 3: a range or chain of hills or mountains.
synonyms:
range
similar words:
divide, spine
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ridged, ridges, ridging
definition: to shape into or provide with a ridge or ridges.
synonyms:
corrugate, crimp
similar words:
crinkle, welt, wrinkle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to form a ridge or ridges.
synonyms:
corrugate
similar words:
crinkle, wrinkle
derivation: ridgelike (adj.)
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