ledge n : a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water [syn: shelf]
- Rhymes: -ɛdʒ
- 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 support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.
- See lege.
Ledge may refer to:
band, bank, beam-end, bed, bedding, belt, billiard table, board, border, bordure, bowling green, brim, brink, brow, coast, coral heads, corbel, couche, course, dead flat, dead level, deck, earth, edge, esplanade, featheredge, flange, flat, flatland, floor, frame, fringe, gallery, gradin, gradino, ground, hem, hob, homaloid, horizontal, horizontal axis, horizontal fault, horizontal line, horizontal parallax, horizontal plane, horizontal projection, ironbound coast, labellum, labium, labrum, layer, ledges, lee shore, level, level line, level plane, limb, limbus, lip, list, mantel, mantelshelf, mantle, marge, margin, mean sea level, measures, overhang, overlayer, overstory, parterre, pitfall, plain, plane, platform, prairie, predella, projection, quicksands, ragged edge, retable, rim, rockbound coast, rocks, sandbank, sandbar, sands, sea level, sea of grass, seam, selvage, shallows, shelf, shoals, shore, shoulder, side, sideline, sill, skirt, stage, step, steppe, story, stratum, substratum, superaltar, superstratum, table, terrace, thickness, tier, topsoil, undercurrent, underlayer, understory, understratum, undertow, verge, water level, zone