Definitions for ledgelɛdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ledgelɛdʒ(n.)

  1. a relatively narrow, projecting part, as a horizontal, shelflike projection on a wall or a raised edge on a tray.

  2. a more or less flat shelf of rock protruding from a cliff or slope.

  3. a reef, ridge, or line of rocks in the sea.

  4. a layer or mass of rock underground.

    Category: Mining

Origin of ledge:

1300–50; ME legge

ledg′y(adj.)-i•er, -i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ledge, shelf(noun)

    a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ledge(noun)ˈɛʤ

    a part of a wall or rock that sticks out

    flower pots on a window ledge; a rocky ledge

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

Anagrams of ledge

  1. gleed

  2. glede


Translations for ledge

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ledge(noun)

a shelf or an object that sticks out like a shelf

He keeps plant-pots on the window-ledge; They stopped on a ledge halfway up the cliff.

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