angle of a roof

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English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • Roof pitch — Relates to the slope and inclination angle of a roof in building construction. A roof is considered pitched with a gradient greater than 15 degrees (slope greater than 3.215 in 12).Carpenters frame (build) rafters to pitch a roof. A roof s pitch… …   Wikipedia

  • angle — 1. noun 1) the wall is sloping at an angle of 33° Syn: gradient, slant, inclination 2) the angle of the roof Syn: corner, intersection, point, apex 3) consider the problem from a different angle …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • angle — 1. noun 1) an angle of 33° Syn: gradient, slope, slant, inclination 2) right in the angle of the roof Syn: corner, point, fork, nook, crook, edge 3) …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • angle rafter — noun : a rafter at the angle of a roof: as a. : hip rafter b. : the principal rafter under the hip rafter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roof — A roof is the covering on the uppermost part of a building. A roof protects the building and its contents from the effects of weather. Structures that require roofs range from a letter box to a cathedral or stadium, dwellings being the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Roof prism — A roof prism (also called a Dach prism) is in general any kind of reflective optical prism containing a section where two faces meet at a 90° angle. Reflection from the two faces returns an image that is flipped laterally across the axis where… …   Wikipedia

  • angle — 1. noun /ˈæŋ.ɡl̩,ˈæŋ.ɡəl/ a) A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle). the angle between lines A and B b) The measure of such a f …   Wiktionary

  • hip roof — hip roofed, adj. Archit. a roof with sloping ends and sides; a hipped roof. See illus. under roof. [1720 30] * * * ▪ architecture also called  hipped roof   roof that slopes upward from all sides of a structure, having no vertical ends. The hip… …   Universalium

  • Hip roof — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hipped roof — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mansard roof — redirects here. For the Vampire Weekend song, see Mansard Roof (song). A mansard roof on the Château de Dampierre (1675–1683), by Jules Hardouin Mansart, great nephew of François Mansart. A mansard or mansard roof (also called a French roof) is a …   Wikipedia

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