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noun as in raised part of solid

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Scientists can conclude from those tiny ridges how active someone had been.

I don’t know if I’d normally be hiking at eleven o’clock at night, up on some ridge, during a thunderstorm.

As a mountain-bike trail builder and rider, I have an intimate knowledge of the contours of the forest, of each ridge and each drainage.

One, which came to be known as the CZU Lightning Complex fire, was burning across the ridges and through the canyons towards Nichols’s house.

The traditional “river groover” is an ammo can with an airtight top, which cuts ridges in your behind if you sit on it for too long—hence the name.

The fundamental issue: the boundaries of the underwater Lomonosov Ridge.

That should immediately destroy any illusions about how “libertarian” the Liberty Ridge ruling might be.

This vision, in the context of the incident at Liberty Ridge, reveals a substantial weakness in our constitutional framework.

To dwell on that for a moment is to get a sharp taste of the overarching issue that Liberty Ridge raises for us.

High on the slopes of Everest, some 70 sherpas surged over a ridge to see the beating.

With this company he had rendered valiant service in the campaign which ended with the battle of Pea Ridge.

A short distance off was another ridge or spur of the mountain, widening out into almost a plateau.

I turned away from the bank and raced up a long slope to a saw-backed ridge that promised largely of unobstructed view.

It lit up every ridge and hollow for two or three seconds, and showed me four riders tearing up the slope at a high run.

It was kind of Josiah to come, for he is an old man and lives a full mile above the village, half way up the ridge-side.


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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ridge, such as: hill, rim, backbone, chine, corrugation, and crease.

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