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ledges, plural;
  1. A narrow horizontal surface projecting from a wall, cliff, or other surface
    • - he heaved himself up over a ledge
  2. An underwater ridge, esp. of rocks beneath the sea near the shore

  3. A stratum of metal- or ore-bearing rock; a vein of quartz or other mineral


  1. a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
  2. "The Ledge" is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the July 1976 issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King's 1978 collection Night Shift.
  3. Pleased to Meet Me is the sixth full-length album by The Replacements. It was released on July 7, 1987 (see 1987 in music).
  4. Ledges State Park is an Iowa state park located approximately south of the city of Boone, Iowa, USA. The park contains a sandstone gorge carved by Pea's Creek, a tributary of the Des Moines River. The gorge is deep in places, with concretions jutting from the cliffs.
  5. 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; A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks; A layer or stratum; A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral; A piece of timber to ...
  6. (Ledged) A method of door construction whereby the vertical boards are fixed together with horizontal members (ledges). The strongest design will be ledged, braced and framed but all combinations are found.
  7. (Ledges) The various sloping and horizontal surfaces on the three walls
  8. (Ledges) underwater rock ridges and mountains that rise near the surface of the sea.
  9. Ledges are narrow, shelf like projections. They can be found in a variety of locations throughout a restroom including the tops of partitions or along walls or above doorways.
  10. Ledges are plateaulike bone margins caused by resorption of thickened bony plates.
  11. A severe drop-off. Commonly found in Arizona’s deep canyon lakes, such as Canyon Lake, Lake Powell, Lake Mead, Blue Ridge Reservoir and Chevelon Lake.
  12. A shelf -like projection, on the side of a rock or mountain. A rocky formation continuous with and fringing the shore. (Hydrographic Dictionary 1990)
  13. a projecting outcrop or vein, commonly of quartz, that is supposed to be mineralized; also, any narrow zone of mineralized rock.
  14. Rock shelf which extends at right angles to the current and acts as a natural dam over which the water flows.
  15. a reef, ridge, or line of rocks in a body of water.
  16. Ledges are submerged rock shelves which the river flows over forming a drop. River-wide ledges are common on Wisconsin Rivers. A horizon line is a dead giveaway that you are approaching one, and you should always land and scout if you are not sure you can safely navigate over it.
  17. A ledge, sometimes called rock, is several beds of rock (or a single bed or stratum) occurring in a quarry or outcropping and exposed to view.
  18. (1) A moulding that projects from the exterior wall of a building. (2) A piece of wood nailed across a number of boards to fasten them together. (3) An unframed structural member used to stiffen a board or a number of boards or battens. (4) Bedrock.
  19. a rock shelf or outcropping on a trail or in a river that results in a sudden drop in elevation.
  20. The exposed edge of a rock stratum that acts as a low natural dam or as a series of such dams.
  21. Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (Paperback edition, Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin, April 2002 ISBN 9780618219100) ISBN 9780618050147
  22. A part of an underwater land or coral mass that causes waves from deep water to jack and pitch forward when they hit it.
  23. an edge of a flat or gently sloping bottom that is cut by any channel or other feature so as to create a sharp dropoff
  24. A ledge is formed on a profile chart when two or more consecutive letter columns end their range of price activity at the same price level forming a flat ledge. If the ranges terminate at an equal high the ledge on the profile is formed at the top of the columns. ...
  25. (n) – [l??] – a short wall used to perform BMX tricks. “You should try and feeble the ledge next to that stair set.”