Definition of Hip roof

1. Noun. A roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides.

Exact synonyms: Hipped Roof
Generic synonyms: Roof
Terms within: Hip



Definition of Hip roof

1. Noun. A roof formed from inclined, planar ends and sides, joined at their edges to form hips, the longer sides forming a ridge at the top ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hip Roof

hip dislocation
hip dysplasia
hip flask
hip fracture
hip fractures
hip hip hooray
hip hop
hip joint
hip pack
hip pad
hip phenomenon
hip pocket
hip pointer
hip prosthesis
hip replacement
hip roof (current term)
hip socket
hip speed
hip tile
hip to(p)
hip tree
hip trees
hipberries
hipbone
hipbones
hipdom
hipflask
hipflasks
hiphalt
hiphugger

Literary usage of Hip roof

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1. Descriptive Geometry by Gardner Chace Anthony, George Francis Ashley (1909)
"To determine the bevels for the correct cuts, the lengths of hip and jack rafters, and the bevels for the purlins for a hip roof. Fig. ..."

2. Farm Buildings by William Arthur Foster, Deane G. Carter (1922)
"The hip roof slopes from all four walls to the center, meeting in a point or ... Sometimes the hip roof has a deck at the top, instead of a ridge. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Hippodamus was probably from Miletus in HIP: ROOF WITH FOUR HIPS, ... For roofs built with hips, see hip roof, Hipped Roof, under Roof. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry, and Building: A General Reference by American Technical Society (1917)
"175, with a hip roof instead of a gable roof. ... 175, will be the same as the slope of the end of the main hip roof, and so the lower part of the line G, ..."

5. Farm Buildings: A Compilation of Plans for General Farm Barns, Cattle Barns by Sanders Publishing Co. (Chicago, Sanders Publishing Co. (Chicago) (1911)
"A, B, D, E and F show the outline of a hip roof, the lower rafters of which are full pitch. They rise at an angle of about 63°. ..."

6. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1899)
"The hip-roof«! palate. Fig. 253.—The asymmetrical palate. frequency of the pathological palate among marked degenerates, ..."

7. A Treatise on Design and Construction of Roofs by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1912)
"OCTAGONAL hip roof WITH LANTERN 266. Description.—This roof has the form of an octagonal pyramid over an octagonal room, and it has an octagonal lantern at ..."

8. Descriptive Geometry by Gardner Chace Anthony, George Francis Ashley (1909)
"To determine the bevels for the correct cuts, the lengths of hip and jack rafters, and the bevels for the purlins for a hip roof. Fig. ..."

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