hip roof


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hip roof

or hipped roof
n.
A four-sided roof having sloping ends and sides.

hip roof

n
(Architecture) a roof having sloping ends and sides

hip′ roof`


n.
a roof with sloping ends and sides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hip roof - a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sideship roof - a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
hip - (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
Translations

hip roof

n (Archit) → Walmdach nt
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The building is covered with a hip roof. Works related to the reconstruction of rooms and their renovation are planned
Ankrom Moisan Architects is designing the single-story station, which will have a hip roof. The building will look similar to TVF&R Station 55, which is under construction in West Linn.
Chief MacAloney said that as a hip roof begins to collapse into the center, it puts pressure on the top of the outside walls, eventually causing an outward collapse.
The first geometry is a commonly used hip roof with a 45 tech tilt angle and varying side angles (Figure 6).
Square, hexagonal, or octagonal floor plans paired with roofs of multiple slopes, such as a four-sloped hip roof, hold up better under heavy wind than two-sloped gable roofs, which are common because they're inexpensive to build, says Taher, an engineer and university lecturer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
metal storage building with a roof step, a pole barn with a hip roof, and a single-family residence round out the book.
A sleeping porch, located on the second floor off of a bedroom, is protected by the main hip roof of the house.
"If we have an interesting hip roof, we might do one or more sessions on framing that roof--or on a custom stairway, or installing an unusual window," Rose says.
The structure has a steep hip roof, bay window and distinctive roof-mounted sign.
ARTBIN's new 6-Tray Hip Roof Box (Model 8937AB) is made of durable polymer and features substantial latches to assure safe transport of art supplies.
Jane Rohde: Nice hip roof and projection with combined bays ...
The roof design that best withstood hurricane Hugo was the hip roof, because, as well shall see, this shape eliminates those gable ends.