Definition of Roof peak

1. Noun. The highest point of a roof.

Group relationships: Roof
Generic synonyms: Acme, Apex, Peak, Vertex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roof Peak

roody
roof-brain chatter
roof curb
roof garden
roof mushroom
roof nucleus
roof of fourth ventricle
roof of mouth
roof of orbit
roof of skull
roof of the mouth
roof of tympanic cavity
roof of tympanum
roof peak (current term)
roof plate
roof rack
roof rake
roof rat
roof rats
roof square
roof squares
roof tile
roof tiles
roofe
roofed
roofer
roofers
roofie

Literary usage of Roof peak

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Art Criticism: Comprising a Treatise on the Principles of Man's by George Whitefield Samson (1876)
"... how from each side of the house the water should be made to glide, thus securing utility to the temple, the idea of dignity attached to the roof-peak; ..."

2. Elements of Art Criticism: Comprising a Treatise on the Principles of Man's by George Whitefield Samson (1876)
"... how from each side of the house the water should be made to glide, thus securing utility to the temple, the idea of dignity attached to the roof-peak; ..."

3. Site Planning for Solar Access: A Guidebook for Residential Developers and by Duncan Erley, Martin Jaffe (1997)
"Where the highest building point is the roof peak, then the distances are measured from the roof peak. Where the south-lying building has a flat roof, ..."

4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"In the center was one large room with a hole in the mid- file of the roof-peak, to serve instead of a chimney. On one side of this room was the store-room ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"The angle of the roof peak should not fall far below 30°, as the upward rush of fume is easily checked and deflected by flattening the apex. ..."

6. The Practical Book of Garden Architecture by Phebe Westcott Humphreys (1914)
"Another plan is easily carried out by using plain boards, eight or ten inches wide, on each side of the roof peak, the entire length of the ..."

7. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"... the spire is almost unknown, f< towers have seldom more than a mere pyramidal roof peak, which, though it may be considered as the germ trot which the ..."

8. Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers by American Institute of Mining Engineers (1919)
"The angle of the roof peak should not fall far below 30°, as the upward rush of fume is easily checked and deflected by flattening the apex. ..."

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