Definition of "ridges" []

  • A long narrow raised land formation with sloping sides esp one formed by the meeting of two faces of a mountain or of a mountain buttress or spur (noun)
  • Any long narrow raised strip or elevation, as on a fabric or in ploughed land (noun)
  • Any elongated raised margin or border on a bone, tooth, tissue membrane, etc (noun)
  • The top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The back or backbone of an animal, esp a whale (noun)
  • An elongated area of high pressure, esp an extension of an anticyclone (noun)
  • To form into a ridge or ridges (verb)
  • Plural form of ridge. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ridges" in a sentence
  • "Geographic features, such as mountain ridges, which mark the boundary of different climatic zones, occur at scales much smaller than the typical grids in GCMs, which means the GCMs get these zonal boundaries wrong, especially when coarse-grain predictions are downscaled."
  • "Sgt. Spears pointed toward a ridgeline and noted that Kunar province sits across only a couple of mountain ridges from Pakistan, where the September"
  • "For instance, Usambara Kwale-laden settlements were positioned on mountain ridges, and ridge-villages were an old Kaskazi tradition still found among Upland-descended Chaga and Thagiicu speakers."