along the ridge crest

вдоль вершины хребта
по хребту

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • crest|ing — «KREHS tihng», noun. Architecture. an ornamental finish of stone, metal, or other building material at the top of a structure, along the ridge of a roof, the top of a wall or parapet, or the like …   Useful english dictionary

  • crest — [krest] n. [ME creste < OFr < L crista, prob. < IE base * (s)kreis , to shake > MIr cressaim, I shake, ON hrista, to shake] 1. any process or growth on the head of an animal, as a comb or feathered tuft on certain birds 2. a plume or… …   English World dictionary

  • crest´like´ — crest «krehst», noun, verb. –n. 1. a tuft or comb on the head of a bird or animal. 2. a) a decoration of plumes or feathers on the top of a helmet. b) the apex or cone of a helmet. c) = helmet. (Cf. ↑helmet) 3. a decoration at the top of a coat… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crest — may refer to: Contents 1 In science 2 In popular culture 3 In commerce 4 Places 5 Acronyms …   Wikipedia

  • The Sugarlands — is a valley in the north central Great Smoky Mountains, locatedin the Southeastern United States. Formerly home to a string of small Appalachiancommunities, the valley is now the location of the Great Smoky Mountains National Parkheadquarters and …   Wikipedia

  • The Lions (peaks) — The Lions are a pair of pointed peaks (West Lion 1,646 m [ West Lion] in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia ] ; East Lion 1,599 m [… …   Wikipedia

  • The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • crest — 1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge. SEE ALSO: crista. 2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull. 3. Feathers on the top of a bird s head, or fin rays on the top of a fish s head. SYN: crista [TA]. [L. crista] …   Medical dictionary

  • crest — crested, adj. crestless, adj. /krest/, n. 1. the highest part of a hill or mountain range; summit. 2. the head or top of anything. 3. a ridge or ridgelike formation. 4. the foamy top of a wave. 5. the point of highest flood, as of a river. 6. the …   Universalium

  • ridge — 1. A (usually rough) linear elevation. SEE ALSO: crest. 2. In dentistry, any linear elevation on the surface of a tooth. 3. The remainder of the alveolar process and its soft …   Medical dictionary

  • crest — /krɛst / (say krest) noun 1. a. a tuft or other natural growth of the top of an animal s head, as the comb of a cock. b. feathers on top of a bird s head which stand upright or are erectile. 2. anything resembling or suggesting such a tuft. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary


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