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Hill vs. Ridge

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Hillnoun

An elevated location smaller than a mountain.

‘The park is sheltered from the wind by a hill to the east.’;

Ridgenoun

(anatomy) The back of any animal; especially the upper or projecting part of the back of a quadruped.

Hillnoun

A sloping road.

‘You need to pick up speed to get up the hill that's coming up.’;

Ridgenoun

Any extended protuberance; a projecting line or strip.

Hillnoun

(US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.

Ridgenoun

The line along which two sloping surfaces meet which diverge towards the ground.

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Hillnoun

(US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.

‘a hill of corn or potatoes’;

Ridgenoun

The highest point on a roof, represented by a horizontal line where two roof areas intersect, running the length of the area.

Hillnoun

(baseball) The pitcher’s mound.

Ridgenoun

(fortifications) The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.

Hillverb

To form into a heap or mound.

Ridgenoun

A chain of mountains.

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Hillverb

To heap or draw earth around plants.

Ridgenoun

A chain of hills.

Hillnoun

A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.

‘Every mountain and hill shall be made low.’;

Ridgenoun

A long narrow elevation on an ocean bottom.

Hillnoun

The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t.

Ridgenoun

(meteorology) A type of warm air that comes down on to land from mountains.

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Hillnoun

A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.

Ridgeverb

(transitive) To form into a ridge

Hillverb

To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.

‘Showing them how to plant and hill it.’;

Ridgeverb

(intransitive) To extend in ridges

Hillnoun

a local and well-defined elevation of the land

Ridgenoun

The back, or top of the back; a crest.

Hillnoun

structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones;

‘they built small mounds to hide behind’;

Ridgenoun

A range of hills or mountains, or the upper part of such a range; any extended elevation between valleys.

‘Part rise crystal wall, or ridge direct.’;

Hillnoun

United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)

Ridgenoun

A raised line or strip, as of ground thrown up by a plow or left between furrows or ditches, or as on the surface of metal, cloth, or bone, etc.

Hillnoun

risque English comedian (1925-1992)

Ridgenoun

The intersection of two surface forming a salient angle, especially the angle at the top between the opposite slopes or sides of a roof or a vault.

Hillnoun

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Ridgenoun

The highest portion of the glacis proceeding from the salient angle of the covered way.

Hillverb

form into a hill

Ridgeverb

To form a ridge of; to furnish with a ridge or ridges; to make into a ridge or ridges.

‘Bristles ranged like those that ridge the backOf chafed wild boars.’;

Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. It often has a distinct summit.

Ridgeverb

To form into ridges with the plow, as land.

Ridgeverb

To wrinkle.

Ridgenoun

a long narrow natural elevation or striation

Ridgenoun

any long raised strip

Ridgenoun

a long narrow range of hills

Ridgenoun

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

Ridgenoun

a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters

Ridgeverb

extend in ridges;

‘The land ridges towards the South’;

Ridgeverb

plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

Ridgeverb

throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides;

‘He ridged his corn’;

Ridgeverb

spade into alternate ridges and troughs;

‘ridge the soil’;

Ridgeverb

form into a ridge

Ridgenoun

a long, narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed

‘the North-East ridge of Everest’;

Ridgenoun

the line or edge formed where the two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top

‘the roof was unusual due to the relative heights of the eaves and the ridge’;

Ridgenoun

a narrow raised band on a surface

‘buff your nails in order to smooth ridges’;

Ridgenoun

a raised strip of arable land, especially (in medieval fields) one of a set separated by furrows

‘a path led through the ridges and furrows of fields long left to nature’;

Ridgenoun

an elongated region of high barometric pressure

‘a high-pressure ridge helping to steer cyclones further south’;

Ridgeverb

mark with or form into ridges

‘a field ploughed in narrow stretches that are ridged up slightly’; ‘the ridged sand of the beach’;

Ridgeverb

(of a surface) form into or rise up as a ridge

‘the crust of the earth ridged’;

Ridge

A ridge or a mountain ridge is a geographical feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance. The sides of the ridge slope away from narrow top on either side.

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