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Definition of "ridge" []

  • A long, narrow upper section or crest: the ridge of a wave. (noun)
  • A long, narrow chain of hills or mountains. Also called ridgeline. (noun)
  • A long, narrow elevation on the ocean floor. (noun)
  • Meteorology An elongated zone of relatively high atmospheric pressure. Also called wedge. (noun)
  • A long, narrow, or crested part of the body: the ridge of the nose. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ridge" in a sentence
  • "Now, we're going to see this pattern shift a little bit over the next couple of days and we get what we call a ridge pattern."
  • "And now I'm going to use what I call a ridge ride (ph)."
  • "That's what we've always said, because part of that is locked up in capital in our what we call the ridge business still as well as foreign cash that unless we use the cash outside of the United States, which you can't use to buy back shares because you will get a tax impact on that."