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Synonyms for ridge

Synonyms for ridge

a long narrow natural elevation or striation

any long raised strip

a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

a long narrow range of hills

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

a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top

extend in ridges

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plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

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spade into alternate ridges and troughs

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form into a ridge

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First gonopod with lateral lobe inflated, smooth, slightly rounded; basal ridge oblique with nine small knobs.
In most cases, the best evidence for their presence in fossil taxa are the basal ridges by which the turbinates attach to the lateral walls of the nasal cavity (Watson 1913; and many others subsequently).
These basal ridges form a characteristic pattern in extant mammals.
The locations of these basal ridges reflect the functions of the turbinals as well.