Definition of roofing in English:


Syllabification: roof·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞ofiNG, ˈro͝of-


  • 1Material for constructing a building’s roof: a house with corrugated tin roofing
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    • Built of a strong timber-frame and wooden floors, the roofing was galvanized corrugated iron sheeting.
    • Glass windows and tin roofing might be added to traditional adobe or log homes, but daily routines within those dwellings rarely changed radically.
    • First, the old roofing has to be removed and the top of the roof deck exposed and cleaned.
  • 1.1The process of constructing a roof or roofs: jobs such as roofing
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    • Look at the roof for loose or damaged shingles and contact a roofing contractor for repairs.
    • I've got most of the roof done, and all I need to do there is nail a few more boards to it and smear that roofing tar across it.
    • The best way to disclose a roof repair is to present a copy of the roofing contractor's receipt for the completed work.

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