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 Meanings and Examples of RIDGE
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ridge
 n.  long, narrow upper section or crest; chain of hills or mountains
Example Sentence:
1  We made our way carefully along the ridge.
2  The fawn ran to the top of the ridge.
3  A man may love his house well without riding on the ridge.
4  We finally reached the crest of the ridge.
5  Here's the study's technical explanation of why the location of the western ridge is so important for determining regional rainfall.
6  Feeling dejected over having driven 3 hours for nothing I pulled the decoy and started walking up the ridge to leave.
7  The company has built 500 burners on Himalayan ridges in the path of the monsoon, and is testing a system to loft particles of silver iodide from the machines into the atmosphere.
8  Black too is a color, and the deep ridges of persimmon tree bark are an almost-black striated with dark gray.
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  In an hour or two the moon would push over the ridge behind the farm, burn a gold-edged rent in the clouds, and then be swallowed by them.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  They built their fine homes on Whitehall and Washington streets and along the high ridge of land on which countless generations of moccasined Indian feet had beaten a path called the Peachtree Trail.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  The elevator, with its cupola on the ridge of a shingled roof, resembled a broad-shouldered man with a small, vicious, pointed head.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  A mile from Gopher Prairie the track mounts a curving low ridge, and she could see the town as a whole.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  Snow was sifting over the ridge of the Howland house like sprays of water from a hose.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  His head drooped, and a ridge of flesh scattered with pale small bristles bulged out under his chin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  The horses and the buffalo robe were covered with snow; her face was wet; the thin butt of the whip held a white ridge.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  Though no coward, he has never yet shown any part of him but his back, which rises in a long sharp ridge.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
9  I had never before looked up at the sky when there was not a familiar mountain ridge against it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
10  Along the ridge ran a faint foot-track, which the lady followed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
11  I am going to walk along the ridge a little longer, but I shall keep on coming to you.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  The first, when she stood upon Rainbarrow, had expressed anxiety; the second, on the ridge, had expressed impatience; the present was one of triumphant pleasure.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
13  But on the next, being the day-week of their previous meeting, he saw a female shape floating along the ridge and the outline of a young man ascending from the valley.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
14  He appeared on the dark ridge of heathland, like a fly on a Negro, bearing the articles with him, and came up breathless with his walk.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
15  When they reached the lofty ridge which divided the valley of Blooms-End from the adjoining valley they stood still and looked round.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama