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ridge

 (rĭj)
n.
1. A long narrow upper section or crest: the ridge of a wave.
2.
a. A long, narrow, elevated section of the earth's surface, such as a chain of hills or mountains or the divide between adjacent valleys.
b. A long mountain range on the ocean floor.
3. A narrow, elongated zone of relatively high atmospheric pressure. Also called wedge.
4. A long, narrow, or crested part of the body: the ridge of the nose.
5. The horizontal line formed by the juncture of two sloping planes, especially the line formed by the surfaces at the top of a roof.
6. A narrow, raised strip, as in cloth or on plowed ground.
v. ridged, ridg·ing, ridg·es
v.tr.
To mark with, form into, or provide with a ridge or ridges.
v.intr.
To form a ridge or ridges.

[Middle English rigge, from Old English hrycg; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

ridged

(rɪdʒd)
adj
having a ridge or ridges
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Adj.1.ridged - having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship; "a carinate sepal"
Translations

ridged

[ˈrɪdʒd] adjstrié(e)
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In addition, trunk diameter could increase slower when trees are ridgedly staked for too long, and they may not develop the taper needed to hold the tree erect.
Trees that are not staked or are secured with flexible stakes usually taper more and may be stronger than ridgedly staked trees (Figure 8-11).