ridge

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ridge(
rihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la cadena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(high area, hills)
There is a road that winds across the ridge to the west of the valley.Hay un camino que va serpenteando por la cadena al oeste del valle.
b. la cresta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(hilltop)
There is a great view from the ridge of this hill.Hay una vista fantástica desde la cresta de este cerro.
2. (architecture)
a. el caballete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of roof)
The roofer sat with his legs on either side of the ridge of the house.El techador estaba sentado con las piernas a ambos lados del caballete de la casa.
3. (agriculture)
a. el caballón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plow left behind ridges in the field.El arado iba dejando caballones en el campo.
4. (raised part of a surface)
a. la rugosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The contractor who did the kitchen left a ridge in the linoleum.El constructor que hizo la cocina dejó una rugosidad en el linóleo.
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ridge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of mountain)
a. la cresta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of roof)
a. la caballete m, cumbrera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (on surface)
a. la rugosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (meteorology)
a.
ridge of high pressurezona de altas presiones
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ridge [rɪdʒ]
noun
[of hills, mountains] cadena (f); [of nose] puente (m); caballete (m); [of roof] caballete (m); (Agr) caballón (m); (crest of hill) cumbre (f); cresta (f); (Metal)
ridge of high/low pressure línea (f) de presión alta/baja
modifier
ridge pole (n) (on tent) caballete (m); cumbrera (f)
ridge tent (n) tienda (f) canadiense
ridge tile (n) teja (f) de caballete
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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