The space inclosed between ranges of hills or mountains; the strip of land at the bottom of the depressions intersecting a country, including usually the bed of a stream, with frequently broad alluvial plains on one or both sides of the stream. Also used figuratively.
The angled intersection between two roof planes where water collects and runs off the roof. Valleys are often protected with special metal flashing because they must handle heavy water flow without leaking.
An elongate, relatively large, externally drained, gently sloping depression of the Earth's surface commonly situated between two mountains or ranges of hills or mountains. It is usually developed by stream erosion.
To find yourself walking through green and pleasant valleys, foretells great improvements in business, and lovers will be happy and congenial. If the valley is barren, the reverse is predicted. If marshy, illness or vexations may follow.
The area surrounding a friction ridge, which does not make contact with an incident surface under normal touch conditions. On the fingers, the unique patterns formed by the friction ridges and valleys make up the fingerprints.