from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A roof having a double slope on all sides, with the lower slope much steeper than the upper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Arch.) A hipped curb roof; that is, a roof having on all sides two slopes, the lower one being steeper than the upper one.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A roof having two
slopeson each side, the lower one having a steeper pitchthan the upper; this increasesthe volumeof the enclosed space.
- noun A
steeperroof that terminatesinto a flatroof at its high point.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a hip roof having two slopes on each side
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