Definition of Ridges

1. Noun. (plural of ridge) ¹



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Definition of Ridges

1. ridge [v] - See also: ridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ridges

ridgelets
ridgelike
ridgeline
ridgelines
ridgelings
ridgels
ridgepiece
ridgepieces
ridgepole
ridgepoles
ridger
ridgerope
ridgeropes
ridgers
ridges (current term)
ridgeside
ridgesides
ridgetop
ridgetops
ridgewalking
ridgeway
ridgeways
ridgier
ridgiest
ridgil
ridgils
ridging
ridgings

Literary usage of Ridges

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1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"It is the purpose of the present chapter to discuss the origin of beach ridges and dune ridges; to inquire into the rate at which they have been formed, ..."

2. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"On the contrary, dune ridges are built upon pre-existing beach ridges, and must, therefore, exceed the latter in altitude. Near Sandham- maren on the ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"I found most parts of the sands to be in ridges, except the sloping shore ... In exposed positions the tidal sand-ridges were a good deal blurred and ..."

4. A Treatise of Agriculture by Adam Dickson (1762)
"WHEN the land is wet, as is often the cafe, it is certain that ridges ought to be placed with a view to the conveying away the water: but when land is dry, ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"If they are the remains of dental ridges, which the author believes is by no means certain, they have most assuredly assumed secondary functions and ..."

6. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Constructional Hills and ridges.—Constructional hills and ridges built of materials derived through erosion include dunes, drumlins, kames, eskers, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"First and second joints of hind-tarsi each with two ridges. ... First joint of hind-tarsi with three, second with two ridges. ..."

8. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"In the coarseness and parallelism of the distal ridges the scale represents ... The border of the scale from one side of the distal ridges to the other, ..."

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