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(Botany) The main vein or any of the prominent veins of a leaf or other plant organ.
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  1. (Botany) The main vein or any of the prominent veins of a leaf or other plant organ.
  2. Any of a series of long, curved bones extending from the spine and enclosing the chest cavity. In mammals, reptiles, and birds, the ribs curve toward the center of the chest and in most cases attach to the sternum (breastbone). There are 12 pairs of ribs in humans.
  3. Any of the curved crosspieces extending from the keel to the top of the hull in a ship, forming its framework
A line formed by the joining together of any separate pieces; line marking adjoining edges, as of boards
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  1. A line formed by the joining together of any separate pieces; line marking adjoining edges, as of boards
  2. A line across a surface, as a crack, fissure, or wrinkle.
  3. The material between the margin of each of the joined pieces and its outer edge
(Basketball) The metal hoop to which the net is attached
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  1. (Basketball) The metal hoop to which the net is attached
  2. The metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
  3. An edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
The principal mountain ridge, range, or system of a region.
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  1. The principal mountain ridge, range, or system of a region.
  2. A main ridge or range of mountains
  3. (Geology) A ridge forming the principal axis of a mountain.
The series of joined vertebrae forming the axial support for the skeleton; spine; backbone
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  1. The series of joined vertebrae forming the axial support for the skeleton; spine; backbone
  2. (Anatomy) The series of vertebrae, separated by disks, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx, which encloses and protects the spinal cord.
  3. The series of articulated vertebrae, separated by intervertebral disks and held together by muscles and tendons, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx or the end of the tail, encasing the spinal cord and forming the central support of the body; the spine.
A beam along the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached
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  1. A beam along the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached
  2. The horizontal timber or beam at the ridge of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are attached
  3. A horizontal beam at the ridge of a roof to which the rafters are attached.
A wall or bank used to screen troops from frontal enemy fire, sometimes placed along the top of a rampart
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  1. A wall or bank used to screen troops from frontal enemy fire, sometimes placed along the top of a rampart
  2. A fortification consisting of a wall.
  3. A low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure such as a roof or balcony.
The ridge of the neck of a horse, lion, etc.
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  1. The ridge of the neck of a horse, lion, etc.
  2. The ridge on a roof.
  3. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
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  1. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
  2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
The ability to achieve height in a jump, as in ballet.
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  1. The ability to achieve height in a jump, as in ballet.
  2. The height to which something is elevated above a point of reference, especially mean sea level:
  3. (Geog.) Height above sea level; altitude
A chain or group of such elevations
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  1. A chain or group of such elevations
  2. An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
  3. A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
An accumulation of boulders, stones, or other debris carried and deposited by a glacier.
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  1. An accumulation of boulders, stones, or other debris carried and deposited by a glacier.
  2. A mound, ridge, or mass of rocks, gravel, sand, clay, etc. carried and deposited directly by a glacier, along its side (lateral moraine), at its lower end (terminal moraine), or beneath the ice (ground moraine)
A winding, narrow ridge of sand or gravel, probably deposited by a stream flowing in or under glacial ice
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  1. A winding, narrow ridge of sand or gravel, probably deposited by a stream flowing in or under glacial ice
  2. A long, narrow, sinuous ridge created by deposits from a stream running beneath a glacier.
  3. A long, narrow, steep-sided ridge of coarse sand and gravel deposited by a stream flowing in or under a melting sheet of glacial ice. Eskers range in height from 3 m (9.8 ft) to more than 200 m (656 ft) and in length from less than 100 m (328 ft) to more than 500 km (310 mi).
A hill or short, steep ridge of stratified sand or gravel deposited at the edge of a melting glacier
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  1. A hill or short, steep ridge of stratified sand or gravel deposited at the edge of a melting glacier
  2. A small hill or ridge consisting of layers of sand and gravel deposited by a meltwater stream at the margin of a melting glacier.
(Geology) A sharp steep-sided ridge formed by the erosion of tilting strata
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  1. (Geology) A sharp steep-sided ridge formed by the erosion of tilting strata
  2. A sharp ridge with steeply sloping sides, produced by erosion of the broken edges of highly tilted strata.
  3. A ridge with a sharp crest and abruptly sloping sides, often formed by the outcropping edge of steeply dipping rock strata
Find another word for ridge. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ridge, like: rib, seam, rim, backbone, spinal-column, ridgepole, parapet, crest, , range and elevation.