Curb roof
Curb roof Curb" roof` (r??f`). A roof having a double slope, or composed, on each side, of two parts which have unequal inclination; a gambrel roof. [1913 Webster]

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  • curb-roof — curbˈ roof noun A mansard roof • • • Main Entry: ↑curb …   Useful english dictionary

  • curb roof — n. 1. MANSARD (ROOF) 2. GAMBREL ROOF …   English World dictionary

  • curb roof — noun a roof with two or more slopes on each side of the ridge • Hypernyms: ↑roof • Hyponyms: ↑mansard, ↑mansard roof * * * noun : a roof with a ridge at the center and a double slope on each of its two sides compare gambrel roof …   Useful english dictionary

  • curb roof — noun a roof of which each face has two slopes, the lower one steeper than the upper. ↘Brit. a mansard roof …   English new terms dictionary

  • curb-roof — n. Mansard roof, gambrel roof …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • curb roof — a roof divided on each side of the ridge into two or more slopes, as a gambrel or mansard. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • curb roof — /kɜb ˈruf/ (say kerb roohf) noun a roof with two slopes to each face, the lower being the steeper …   Australian English dictionary

  • curb plate — noun see curb II, 7 * * * curb plate, 1. Architecture. a) the wall plate of a circular or elliptical dome or roof. b) the plate which receives the feet of the upper rafters of a curb roof. 2. the cylindrical frame of a well …   Useful english dictionary

  • curb — n. & v. n. 1 a check or restraint. 2 a strap etc. fastened to the bit and passing under a horse s lower jaw, used as a check. 3 an enclosing border or edging such as the frame round the top of a well or a fender round a hearth. 4 = KERB. v.tr. 1… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curb — n. & v. n. 1 a check or restraint. 2 a strap etc. fastened to the bit and passing under a horse s lower jaw, used as a check. 3 an enclosing border or edging such as the frame round the top of a well or a fender round a hearth. 4 = KERB. v.tr. 1… …   Useful english dictionary

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