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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

resembling a ridge of bone

Usage examples (27)
  • The summit is ridge-like, and excessively sharp; the descent on either side almost precipitous.
  • Joints club-shaped, 4 in. to 6 in. long, very spiny, the cushions elevated on ridge-like tubercles.
  • It is continued backwards as two ridge-like branches, which, at the points of the heels, form acute angles with the bars.
  • My 12 month old son has a raised ridge-like area running from top to bottom on the front side of his maxillary central incisor. for more
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