Definition of 'ridge'
Example sentences containing 'ridge'
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The peaks and ridges of the mountains snake across its surface. The Crossing-Place (1993)The ridge forms a superb upper anchor point for the mighty sheets of the temporal muscles. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)We rode across a high ridge where we paused to survey the country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were above us on the ridge line. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may turn drier again as a ridge of high pressure spreads from the southwest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep the same line over ridge and down to enter trees. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their seat and stronghold stands on a green ridge overlooking a long lake set perfectly in its valley. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The endless pressure ridges that guarded the first half of the route proved to be the least of our worries. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is a dizzy place, with views that stretch across layer upon layer of mountain ridges. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Score the pastry 1cm in from the edge to form a ridge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The trail becomes more precipitous as we plod steadily across a long ridge that is barely discernible from the fog folding around us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We walk back into town along a lane straddling a high, narrow ridge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)From midweek a weak ridge of high pressure should bring some warmer, sunnier periods. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Use a spoon to press down, leaving a slightly higher ridge around the outside of the tin. The Sun (2014)I look upwards to see a narrow snow ridge running up to a snowy summit. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Then they held a crucial sector of the ridge overlooking Delhi for three months in the face of persistent attack. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last Sunday we felt a nasty chill as cold air spilt down from the north thanks to a ridge of high pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Over the fences I could see the cruel outlines of mountain ridges etched against a starry sky. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ridge lines in Fig. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)The weather picked up this weekend with a ridge of high pressure, although a front will bring cloud and rain in from the northwest today. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This natural limestone arch loops into the sea at the end of a chalk ridge and was formed by soft rock washing away, leaving harder stone behind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tuesday should also bring a ridge of high pressure, with calmer, colder conditions and sunshine after a frosty morning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This year couldn't be more of a contrast, with the ridge of high pressure bringing just a slight breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By then the low had taken itself east to Scandinavia, allowing a ridge of high pressure to calm things down. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'ridge'
British English: ridge NOUN
A ridge is a long, narrow piece of raised land.
...a high road along a mountain ridge.
Definition of ridge from the Collins English Dictionary
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