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roof·ing

 (ro͞o′fĭng, ro͝of′ĭng)
n.
1. Materials used in building a roof.
2. A roof.

roofing

(ˈruːfɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) material used to construct a roof
2. (Building) the act of constructing a roof

roof•ing

(ˈru fɪŋ, ˈrʊf ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of covering with a roof.
2. material for roofs.
3. a roof.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roofing - material used to construct a roofroofing - material used to construct a roof  
material - things needed for doing or making something; "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"
2.roofing - the craft of a roofer
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
building, construction - the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
slating - the act of laying slates for a roof
Translations

roofing

[ˈruːfɪŋ]
A. N (= roof) → techumbre f; (= roofing material) → material m para techado
B. CPD roofing felt Nfieltro m para techar

roofing

nMaterial ntzum Dachdecken; (= action)Dachdecken nt; roofing felt (Brit) or paperDachpappe f

roofing

[ˈruːfɪŋ] nmateriale m per copertura
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