ridge

(noun, verb)

noun

1. a long narrow natural elevation or striation

Definition categories: object, elevation

2. any long raised strip

Definition categories: shape, convexity

3. a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

Definition categories: object, formation

4. a long narrow range of hills

Similar word(s): ridgeline

Definition categories: object, formation

5. any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

Definition categories: body, appendage, outgrowth, process

6. a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters

Similar word(s): ridgepole, rooftree

Definition categories: man–made, beam

verb

1. extend in ridges

- The land ridges towards the South

Definition categories: stative, continue, cover, extend

2. plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

Definition categories: creation, plough, plow, turn

3. throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

- He ridged his corn

Definition categories: contact, throw

4. spade into alternate ridges and troughs

- ridge the soil

Definition categories: contact, spade

5. form into a ridge

Definition categories: change, form, shape