monopitch


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monopitch

(ˈmɒnəʊˌpɪtʃ)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) another word for monotone
adj
(Architecture) having only one slope or a slope with a regular gradient
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It would have a monopitch roof sloping away from the pitch and the roof and walls of the stand will be constructed using fabricated black metal sheets.
They use just 12% of the energy of a traditional home through having 11 inches of insulation; an all-timber construction; monopitch roofs (a single-sloping roof surface); and a southerly orientation that means 80% of space heating needs came from solar energy.
For instance, the most suitable structures of rooftop gardens are flat roof, Monopitch roof and flat roof with the rooftop structure garret story.
Finally, individuals identified the difficulty in communication with others [27, 29, 38, 46, 49, 55, 57, 61]; for instance, individuals experienced changes in their voice, having a monopitch, but also were unable to speak coherently and could mumble, compounded by not being able to say what they were thinking.
The typical pattern of hypokinetic dysarthria is characterized by a breathy or hoarse voice, reduced loudness and restricted pitch variability (monopitch and monoloudness), imprecise articulation and abnormalities of speech rate, and pause ratio (e.g., [7-9]).
Consequently, consonant inaccuracy, vowel distortions, monopitch, monoloudness, hypernasal, strained--strangled voice quality, were used to identify patients that would be part of the study sample.
A RECENT episode of Cowboy Builders has perplexed me as a so-called expert condemned a monopitch roof for having a pitch of only 10 to 15 degrees.
The monopitch roof over the first sequence of galleries pulls in natural light from a row of openings at the top and from the expanses of fritted glass to either side of the ramp.
Side wall mounted with a monopitch roof, the canopy is open at both ends to provide a tunnel effect building.
I would agree that Wimpey's monopitch scheme looks like a throwback to Peterlee new town in County Durham before decent replacement roofs were installed, but surely it would not take much dialogue between council officers and the company to get a more appropriate design and enable this derelict site to be redeveloped for the benefit of the area and treatment of cancer.
As for the roof, copying the style of the house is the best option, and a ridged or monopitch tiled roof is far more attractive than a flat one.