Ridge synonyms

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(Geology) A ridge forming the principal axis of a mountain.
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A cut of meat enclosing one or more rib bones.
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Loftiness or dignity, as of thought or feeling:
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A mass noun for a quantity of clouds.
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The highest or culminating point; the peak:
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A winding, narrow ridge of sand or gravel, probably deposited by a stream flowing in or under glacial ice
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(--- Architecture) A decorative motif consisting of a series of uniform, usually vertical flutes, as those incised in the surface of a column.
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(Cricket) One of the white lines drawn on the pitch to show different areas of play; especially the popping crease, but also the bowling crease and the return crease.
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(Shipbuilding) A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam cannot be placed.
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A thin, narrow groove or channel.
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A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
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Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.
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(Obs.) Wealth
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An extensive, relatively level area of land. Plains are present on all continents except Antarctica and are most often located in the interior regions. Because they can occur at almost any altitude or latitude, plains can be humid and forested, semiarid and grass-covered, or arid.
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A piece of theatrical scenery on a flat frame
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Something that resembles or suggests a backbone, as:
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(Figuratively) A sudden unusually large amount of something that is temporarily experienced.
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A short ridge or mound of sand and gravel deposited during the melting of glacial ice.
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Bent into regular curved folds or grooves.
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Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections.
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Consisting of a stria or striae.
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(Zoology) Marked with fine, close-set grooves, ridges, or streaks.
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Superior ability or skill; prowess
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The part of something that goes last.
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A ridge between furrows.
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A steep headland, promontory, riverbank, or cliff.
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(Southern England) a steep-sided ravine leading from the top of a cliff down to the sea
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A corrugating or being corrugated
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(Anat.) A rib
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A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand.
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A long narrow furrow or channel.
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(US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.
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A sharp ridge with steeply sloping sides, produced by erosion of the broken edges of highly tilted strata.
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A tract of fertile, heavily wooded land, higher than a surrounding marshy area
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(UK, slang) A bad mood.
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The definition of a knoll is a small hill or mound.
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A shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery.
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An artificial embankment along a rivercourse or an arm of the sea, built to protect adjoining land from inundation.
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The process or business of grinding grain into flour or meal
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An accumulation of rocks and debris carried and deposited by a glacier.
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(Geography) A promontory; a cape or headland. (frequently used as a suffix in placenames)
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(Anatomy) A projecting part of the body.
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Selection, array.
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(Naut.) A part of a sail which can be folded or rolled up and made fast to reduce the area exposed to the wind, as during a storm
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(Australian Rules Football) Contesting a bounce or ball up; used appositionally in "ruck contest". Rucks also used collectively either of ruckmen or of ruckmen and ruck rovers, and occasionally used in place of "followers" (including rovers too). [from 19th c.]
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(Anatomy, biology) a crease or wrinkle
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Plural form of ruga
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(Uncountable) The state of being rugose
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A line across a surface, as a crack, fissure, or wrinkle.
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A series or set of teeth or notches.
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(Heraldry) A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.
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Any of various families (esp. Buccinidae) of large marine snails which are often carnivorous and edible
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A different or unexpected development, action, or idea:
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A long mountain range on the ocean floor, extending almost continuously through the North and South Atlantic Oceans, the Indian Ocean, and the South Pacific Ocean. A deep rift valley is located at its center, from which magma flows and forms new oceanic crust. As the magma cools and hardens it becomes part of the mountain range. The mid-ocean ridge is approximately 1,500 km (930 mi) wide, 1 to 3 km (0.62 to 1.86 mi) high, and over 84,000 km (52, 080 mi) long.
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A beam along the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached
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(Anatomy) The series of vertebrae, separated by disks, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx, which encloses and protects the spinal cord.
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A low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure such as a roof or balcony.
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A shoe having a heel that extends across the shank to the half sole, forming a continuous undersurface.
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A long, narrow, open container of wood, stone, etc. for holding water or food for animals
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(Basketball) The metal hoop to which the net is attached
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The line or surface along the top of a ridge
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(Figuratively) A home; household.
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