Definitions for ledgelɛdʒ

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rana Abdelhamid:

    You can be attacked at any point. You can be pushed off ... of a subway ledge.

  2. Mary Ann Hopkins:

    A police officer who had been in trouble many times before pulled him off the ledge of the car, another officer comes around and says he saw an altercation to grab for the officer's gun and shot him in the chest.

  3. Curtis Reissig Reissig:

    It was the firefighters, but it was God working through the firefighters. It was God working through Curtis to have the forethought of thinking it out and going to that next ledge . . . it wasn't just that traffic was OK that day. It wasn't just that all the lights were just right. He put all that in motion. i'm the one running away from the flames, and they're running toward it . . . to save people like me, or you know, people in bad places.

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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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