moving ridge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moving ridge one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
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Usage

In literature:

Peg ranged in the open while Cripp paralleled his course, moving along just behind the wave of a low ridge.
"The Yellow Horde" by Hal G. Evarts
Like themselves, the latter have just reached the summit of the ridge, and are moving on towards Don Gregorio's gate.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
They had nosed up over the spiny ridge of what once had been Jersey City, and were moving across the meadowlands.
"The Airlords of Han" by Philip Francis Nowlan
As they moved towards the post indicated, a large body of the enemy's cavalry appeared over the ridge in front.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Viewed from the ridge, Jack could see figures moving to and fro in the aimless manner natural to such indolent people.
"Camp-fire and Wigwam" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
Your patrol on Sandy Ridge is midway between the 68 and 66 knolls, moving north.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Even the dissenters who'd moved away across the ridge.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
A few moments later the whole army was moving along the ridge in the dim starlight.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
A few minutes later the group moved slowly back in the direction of the ridge.
"The Young Ranchers" by Edward S. Ellis
They move nearer, working their way along a ravine, sheltered by a ridge of land.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
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In poetry:

And I hear the trampling of hooves
Thundering up with a plough,
And a team of horses moves
In splendour over the rise Of the ridge, and into the light.
I shout with joy at the sight
As I shouted in Paradise.
"Introit : III. The Tree Of Knowledge" by Thomas MacDonagh

In news:

URS/CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has completed demolition activities on the K-25 Building's east wing and is moving on to demolishing the north end.
This shot captures the flames moving down the ridge towards homes in Colorado Springs.
Ross William Hamilton/The Oregonian Electrical problems could force inmates at the Deer Ridge minimum-security state prison to move into the medium security branch, which was built but never used because of budget concerns.
The fire continues to burn on the south ridge of Sawtooth Canyon, moving west into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.
Making a move Photo by Chuck Nickle Photography Trojan guard Tyler Ferguson drives past a Blackhawk player during Southwest's match-up with Pea Ridge on Monday.
As the grand opening of its new headquarters building quickly approaches, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College anticipates the upcoming move.
National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Hall says a high-pressure ridge is weakening and moving east so temperatures will cool through the week, with showers possible beginning Thursday night.
The 57-year-old sits and waits, wondering if the fast-moving Trinity Ridge Fire, now one-mile from neighboring Featherville, will force he and his wife from their cabin they've owned for close to a decade.
Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Sergeant Ryan Waldschmidt says they got a call about a fire at the Troy and Pamela Vanderhoof residence at W5132 Maple Ridge Road just before 5 pm The couple had just moved into the home two days ago.
Huxley to settle with Graham , move forward with Prairie Ridge.
Typically when one thinks about a high pressure "ridge" moving into the forecast, you think to head outside and enjoy the sun.
Announced today it is locating the company's headquarters for shared services in Oak Ridge later this year, a move that initially will create more than 150 jobs in the Oak Ridge area.
A potential move of Princeton High School from the Granite Ridge Conference to a newly formed Mississippi 10 Conference has been taken off the fast track.
A ridge of dry, high pressure air will move into central California this weekend bringing triple-digit heat with it into the San Joaquin Valley.
Tenants who recently moved out of a home in the 100 block of South Ridge Drive are suspected of stealing appliances valued at $1,550, Athens-Clarke police said.
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In science:

As the platform moves, identical clutter observations are repeated by different antenna elements on different pulses, which defines a specific linear locus in the angle-Doppler domain, commonly referred as the “clutter ridge”.
The Rank of the Covariance Matrix of an Evanescent Field
Although the evolution of the ridge-lines at 15 GHz (see Fig. 13) shows that the small peak at 4 mas in the left top panel seems to move to the right with time, no regular velocity pattern has been found in relation with this motion.
Anatomy of helical relativistic jets: The case of S5 0836+710
Therefore, when aligning the ridge-line (or any reference point) using the jet core as a fixed point at two different epochs, it is possible that the whole ridge-line or positions of fitted components are displaced by the same small amount as the core has moved in the transversal and axial direction.
Anatomy of helical relativistic jets: The case of S5 0836+710
Moving along this ridge corresponds to shifting both levels across the bias window while maintaining their reciprocal alignment.
Coupling and coherent electrical control of two dopants in a silicon nanowire
Moving away from the ridge results in a finite level detuning, 0 , between the ground-state levels.
Coupling and coherent electrical control of two dopants in a silicon nanowire
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