Definitions for "Hip Roof"
Keywords:  gables, slope, pyramid, inclined, roof
A roof that rises by inclined planes on all sides of a building. The line where two adjacent sloping sides of a roof meet is called the Hip.
A roof that slants upward on three or four sides.
Roof system in which the slope of the roof at the end walls of the building is perpendicular to the slope of the roof along the sides of the bull ding.