Meaning of “ridge” in the English Dictionary

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ridgenoun [ C ]

uk /rɪdʒ/ us /rɪdʒ/

a long, narrow raised part of a surface, especially a high edge along a mountain:

We walked along the narrow mountain ridge.
figurative A ridge (= a narrow area) of high pressure will bring good weather this afternoon.

the part of a roof where the sloping sides join at the top

(Definition of “ridge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ridgenoun [ C ]

us /rɪdʒ/

a long, narrow, raised part of a surface, esp. a high edge of a hill or mountain:

a mountain ridge
Plowed ridges looked like stripes across the field.

A ridge of high pressure is a narrow air mass that brings good weather.

The ridge of a roof is where the sloping parts or sides come together at the top.

(Definition of “ridge” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)