saddle roof


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saddle roof

n.
1. A roof having a ridge and two gables; a pitched roof.
2. A roof having a convex curve along one axis and a concave curve along another axis.
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saddle roof

n
(Architecture) a roof that has a ridge and two gables. Also called: saddleback
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saddle roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each endsaddle roof - a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
gambrel, gambrel roof - a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
gutter, trough - a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
ridgepole, rooftree, ridge - a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
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Translations

saddle roof

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