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Ledge

- Noun

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.

- Noun

A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.

- Noun

A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.

- Noun

A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.


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  • Ledge

    Ledge or Ledges may refer to:

  • Man on a Ledge

    Man on a Ledge

    Man on a Ledge is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Asger Leth, starring Sam Worthington, Jamie Bell, Elizabeth Banks, Edward Burns, Anthony Mackie, Genesis Rodriguez, and Ed Harris. Filming took place in New York City on top of The Roosevelt Hotel. It was met with mostly negative reception by critics, and grossed $8 million (USA) in its opening weekend. The film's soundtrack, written by Henry Jackman, was released alongside the film, also to negative reception from critics.

  • Dancing Ledge

    Dancing Ledge

    Dancing Ledge is part of the Jurassic Coast near Langton Matravers in the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, England. Dancing Ledge is a flat area of rock at the base of a small cliff. A little scrambling is required for access. It is signposted on the South West Coast Path a few kilometres west of Swanage. Dancing Ledge is so called because at certain stages of the tide when the waves wash over the horizontal surface, the surface undulations cause the water to bob about making the ledge appear to dance.

  • Greens Ledge Light

    Greens Ledge Light

    Greens Ledge Light (also known as Greens Ledge Lighthouse or Greens Reef Light) is a historic lighthouse in the western Long Island Sound near Norwalk, Connecticut and Darien, Connecticut. It is one of 33 sparkplug lighthouses still in existence in the United States and remains an active aid to navigation. It sits in ten feet of water on the west end of Greens Ledge, a shallow underwater reef that runs a mile west of Sheffield Island and is roughly a mile south of the entrance to Five Mile River at Rowayton. Completed in 1902 by the Philadelphia Construction Company, the cast iron structure is approximately 90 feet tall including roughly 15 feet of the submerged caisson. In 1933, more than 30,000 tons of rocks from the excavation of Radio City Music Hall were added to the riprap foundation. The light was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Greens Ledge Lighthouse on May 29, 1990.

  • Terrace ledge kink model

    In chemistry, the Terrace Ledge Kink model (TLK), which is also referred to as the Terrace Step Kink model (TSK), describes the thermodynamics of crystal surface formation and transformation, as well as the energetics of surface defect formation. It is based upon the idea that the energy of an atom’s position on a crystal surface is determined by its bonding to neighboring atoms and that transitions simply involve the counting of broken and formed bonds. The TLK model can be applied to surface science topics such as crystal growth, surface diffusion, roughening, and vaporization.

  • Minot's Ledge Light

    Minot's Ledge Light

    Minot's Ledge Light, officially Minots Ledge Light, is a lighthouse on Minots Ledge, one mile offshore of the towns of Cohasset and Scituate, Massachusetts, to the southeast of Boston Harbor. It is a part of the Town of Cohasset, in Norfolk County. The current lighthouse is the second on the site, the first having been washed away in a storm after only a few months of use.

  • Know the Ledge

    "Know the Ledge" – originally on the soundtrack of the film Juice as "Juice (Know the Ledge)" – is a 1992 single by hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim. The film's theme song, also released on the duo's 1992 album Don't Sweat the Technique , it features a distinctive sample from Nat Adderley's 1968 hit "Rise, Sally, Rise".

  • Peck Ledge Light

    Peck Ledge Light

    Peck Ledge Light, also known as "Peck Ledge Lighthouse", is a sparkplug lighthouse in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States, southeast of Norwalk Harbor and northeast of Goose Island among the Norwalk Islands on Long Island Sound. The lighthouse is about two miles (3 km) from Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk and can be seen from the beach.

  • USCGC Point Ledge (WPB-82334)

    Point Ledge was an 82-foot (25 m) Point class cutter constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1962 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat. Since the Coast Guard policy in 1962 was not to name cutters under 100 feet (30 m) in length, it was designated as WPB-82334 when commissioned and acquired the name Point Ledge in January 1964 when the Coast Guard started naming all cutters longer than 65 feet (20 m).

  • Postcards from the Ledge

    Postcards from the Ledge

    Postcards from the Ledge is a 2017 play by Paul Howard, as part of the Ross O'Carroll-Kelly series. It had its world premiere on October 25, 2017 at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin produced by Landmark Productions.

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