What does ledge mean?

Definitions for ledgelɛdʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ledge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ledge, shelf(noun)

    a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water

Wiktionary

  1. ledge(Noun)

    A shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery.

  2. ledge(Noun)

    A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.

  3. ledge(Noun)

    A layer or stratum.

  4. ledge(Noun)

    A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.

  5. ledge(Noun)

    A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.

  6. ledge(Noun)

    See lege.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ledge(noun)

    a shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery

  2. Ledge(noun)

    a shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks

  3. Ledge(noun)

    a layer or stratum

  4. Ledge(noun)

    a lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral

  5. Ledge(noun)

    a piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams

  6. Origin: [Akin to AS. licgan to lie, Icel. liggja; cf. Icel. lgg the ledge or rim at the bottom of a cask. See Lie to be prostrate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ledge

    lej, n. a shelf on which articles may be laid: that which resembles such a shelf: a ridge or shelf of rocks: a layer: a small moulding: a lode in mining.—adj. Ledg′y, abounding in ledges. [Skeat explains as Scand., allied to Sw. lagg, Ice. lögg, Norw. logg (pl. legger); cf. also Norw. lega, a couch; all from Ice. liggja; Sw. ligga, Dan. ligge, to lie.]

Anagrams for ledge »

  1. gleed

  2. glede

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ledge in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ledge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of ledge

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Translations for ledge

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • impostaCatalan, Valencian
  • Ader, Kante, Leiste, Sims, Felsvorsprung, Platte, Felsplatt, Überhang, Sturz, Rücken, Gesims, Regalbrett, Schenkel, Band, Vorsprung, Felsband, Stufe, Schicht, LageGerman
  • repisaSpanish
  • hylly, kallionkieleke, kerros, kieleke, mineraalisuoniFinnish
  • linteau, cornicheFrench
  • oirScottish Gaelic
  • mensola, ripiano, stralpo, scaffale, cengia, strato, filoneItalian
  • ader, ertslaagDutch
  • camada, prateleiraPortuguese
  • уступ, край, слой, залежь, пласт, полка, выступ, шельфRussian

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