Sarking
Sarking Sark"ing, n. [From {Sark} shirt.] (Carp.) Thin boards for sheathing, as above the rafters, and under the shingles or slates, and for similar purposes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sarking — is the use of wood panels or sarking boards under the shingles of a roof, to provide support. It is a common term in Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. The shingles or slates are nailed directly to the sarking boards without timber battens,… …   Wikipedia

  • sarking — noun Wood, felt, or other material placed under the shingles of a roof in order to provide support or insulation; or the practice of furnishing roofs with such material …   Wiktionary

  • sarking — noun boarding or building felt between the rafters of a roof and the tiles. Origin ME: from sark + ing1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • sarking — sark·ing …   English syllables

  • sarking — /ˈsakɪŋ / (say sahking) noun 1. a layer of boarding, sometimes used to cover the rafters of a house under the tiles. 2. sheet material laid under tiles, shingles or slates for reflective insulation or additional waterproofing. {sark + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sarking — n. boarding between the rafters and the roof. Etymology: SARK + ING(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scrim (material) — The term scrim has two separate meanings in terms of fabric. In each case, it refers to woven material, one a finely woven lightweight fabric widely used in theatre, the other a heavy, coarse woven material used for reinforcement in both building …   Wikipedia

  • ponding board — /ˈpɒndɪŋ bɔd/ (say ponding bawd) noun a piece of sheet material placed under the sarking or at the edge of a roof to direct water off the sarking into the gutter …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sark — Sark, v. t. (Carp.) To cover with sarking, or thin boards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metal roof — A metal roof, often referred to as a tin roof, is a roofing system made from metal pieces or tiles. It is a component of the building envelope. Enough corrugated zinc/aluminium sheeting to cover an average sized house, transported by motor cycle …   Wikipedia

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