The cover of any building, including the roofing (see Roofing) and all the materials and construction necessary to carry and maintain the same upon the walls or other uprights. In the case of a building with vaulted ceilings protected by an outer roof, some writers call the vault the roof, and the outer protection the roof mask. It is better, however, to consider the vault as the ceiling only, in cases where it has farther covering.
That which resembles, or corresponds to, the covering or the ceiling of a house; as, the roof of a cavern; the roof of the mouth.
To cover with a roof.
The assembly of interacting components designed to weatherproof and normally to insulate a buildings surface, separated from adjacent assemblies by walls or changes in elevation.
a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
a construction placed as a covering over the upper portion of a building to exclude the weather and preserve the contents dry and uninjured
a cover for the top of a building
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an essential part of any building in that it provides the necessary protection from rain, sun, wind, heat and cold
a vital asset that provides protection from sun, rain, wind, hail, and snow
Used to refer to a terrace on the roof of a building rather than the ceiling of a unit. A roof terrace can be private (and therefore highly sought-after) or communal and shared by either all the occupants of the building or just those units on the top floor.
The top covering of a building. Following are some types: Flat roof has only enough pitch so that rain water or melting snow can drain. Gable roof has a pitched roof with ridge and vertical ends. Hip roof has sloped ends instead of vertical ends. Shed roof (lean-to) has one slope only and is built against a higher wall.
top surface of structure.
The top part of a track curve.
The covering on top of a building.
cresting: An ornate roof top border.
The exterior surface on the top of a building. This does not include floors or form work which, because a building has not been completed, temporarily become the top surface of a building.
Outside top covering of a building.
A building element that provides protection against the sun, wind, and precipitation.
The cladding envelope and structure above eaves level of a building.
The roof, the top covering of a building, is one of the universal structures found on all buildings. Its purpose is primarily to shed water off the building and to prevent it from accumulating on top. To achieve this goal, roofs may be highly pitched (sloped) or low sloped in form.