ridgy

ridgy

[rij-ee]
adjective, ridgier, ridgiest.
rising in a ridge or ridges.

Origin:
1690–1700; ridge + -y1

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ridge (rɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  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
2.  any long narrow raised strip or elevation, as on a fabric or in ploughed land
3.  anatomy any elongated raised margin or border on a bone, tooth, tissue membrane, etc
4.  a.  the top of a roof at the junction of two sloping sides
 b.  (as modifier): a ridge tile
5.  the back or backbone of an animal, esp a whale
6.  meteorol Compare trough an elongated area of high pressure, esp an extension of an anticyclone
 
vb
7.  to form into a ridge or ridges
 
[Old English hrycg; related to Old High German hrucki, Old Norse hryggr]
 
'ridgelike
 
adj
 
'ridgy
 
adj

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