Translation of ridge in Spanish:
- 1.1 (in plowed field) caballón (masculine); (on wall) resalto (masculine), protuberancia (feminine)Example sentences1.2 (of hills) cadena (feminine); (hilltop) cresta (feminine); (on ocean floor) arrecife (masculine)
Example sentences1.3 (on roof) caballete (masculine)
- While the ventral face of the centrum generally is covered with an undulating pattern of faint ridges, the lateral surfaces are more or less smooth.
- The varnish smoothes out the gaps and ridges on the surface of the teeth and prevents the build-up of plaque, which causes decay.
- Using pipe insulation, carpet padding and polyurethane fill, he has raised ridges and mounds within his paint surfaces.
Example sentences1.4 [Meteorol] a ridge of high pressure un sistema de altas presiones
- Midweek, Stefan's group will visit the villages of Magura and Pestera, where houses are built along the mountain ridges which flank deep ravines and valleys.
- Venus has a complex surface, with plains, mountains, volcanoes, ridges, rift valleys, and a few impact craters.
- With its river beds, attractive hill ridges and stunning mountains, it provides city dwellers access to nature right on their doorstep.
- The continuous surface helped by removing the requirement for distinctions between wall and roof, eliminating all need for ridges, eaves and even changes of plane.
- The ridge of the upper-floor ceiling is offset from the central ridge of the gable roof above.
- Roof ridges had to be carefully supported in their original positions to retain the roof's authentic curvature.
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