a ridge between two peaks Scale: the distance between two points on a map as they relate to the distance between those two points on the earth Scree slope: a slope with an angle of at least 30 degrees and covered with small rocks and gravel that have broken away from the cliffs above Slide: a moderate landslide on a mountainside which triggers a slide of dirt, rock, and trees, leaving a swath of cleared rock behind Switchback: zigzagging trail up the side of a steep ridge, hill or mountain Allows for a more gradual and less strenuous ascent
A small ridged roof designed to carry water away from the back side of a chimney
A saddle is a leather seat that you put on the back of an animal so that you can ride the animal. see also side-saddle
Geographers' term for a piece of land between two ridges Proposed along with the geosyncline as a possible element in British sacred landscapes See John Billingsley, 'The Saddle - A Sacred Landscape?', NE 57
(1) A type of flashing usually used in conjunction with step, counter, and apron flashings on steep slope roof systems (2) A small, somewhat pyramid-shaped figure constructed in between sump drains that is used to direct run-off water toward the sump drains
A formation of gold- bearing quartz occurring along the crest of an anticlinal fold, esp
A seat for a rider, usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups for the rider's feet to rest in, and fastened in place with a girth; also, a seat for the rider on a bicycle or tricycle
If you saddle a horse, you put a saddle on it so that you can ride it. Why don't we saddle a couple of horses and go for a ride? Saddle up means the same as saddle. I want to be gone from here as soon as we can saddle up She saddled up a horse
a member located upon the topmost portion of the tower of a suspension bridge which acts as a bearing surface for the catenary cable passing over it
Usually made of bone or hard plastic, the saddle sits on the bridge (which is glued to the soundboard) of the guitar It is located the same distance from the 12th fret as the nut on the neck It creates the end of the vibrating string on the body The saddle is often moved slightly to improve intonation and compensate shortcomings of the guitar design
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
A padded part of a harness which is worn on a horse's back, being fastened in place with a girth
If you saddle someone with a problem or with a responsibility, you put them in a position where they have to deal with it. The war devastated the economy and saddled the country with a huge foreign debt. to put a saddle on a horse saddle up to put a saddle on a horse saddle sth⇔up. Seat for a rider on the back of an animal, usually a horse. The leather saddle was developed between the 3rd century BC and the 1st century AD, probably by peoples of the Asian steppes, where the stirrup and the horse collar also originated. The saddle greatly improved a rider's ability to control a moving horse, especially in combat. Improvements made in medieval Europe were related to feudal battles among knights. Modern saddles are mainly divided into two types: the light, flat English or Hungarian style used for sport and recreation, and the sturdy Western style used originally for cattle roping and now also for recreation
Two sloping surfaces meeting in a horizontal ridge, used between the back side of a chimney, or other vertical surface, and a sloping roof
The saddle, sometimes known as the "wing saddle", is the cutout in the fuselage where the wing fits into position
posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl a seat for the rider of a horse a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins load or burden; encumber; "he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
The base on which the rest of the saddle is built. Usually based on wood or a similar synthetic material, It is eventually covered in leather or a leatherlike synthetic. The tree size determines its fit on the horse's back as well as the size of the seat for the rider
In the mathematical area of bifurcation theory a saddle-node bifurcation or tangential bifurcation is a local bifurcation in which two fixed points (or equilibria) of a dynamical system collide and annihilate each other. The term 'saddle-node bifurcation' is most often used in reference to continuous dynamical systems. In discrete dynamical systems, the same bifurcation is often instead called a fold bifurcation. Another name is blue skies bifurcation in reference to the sudden creation of two fixed points
having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal; "saddled and spurred and ready to ride" subject to an imposed burden; "left me saddled with the bill"; "found himself saddled with more responsibility than power
When you ride a horse side-saddle, you sit on a special saddle with both your legs on one side rather than one leg on each side of the horse. Naomi was given a pony and taught to ride side-saddle. ride/sit sidesaddle to ride or sit on a horse with both legs on the same side of the horse
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