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roof British & World English

The structure forming the upper covering of a building or vehicle

roof English Thesaurus

Ron will hit the roof when he sees this

curb roof British & World English

A roof of which each face has two slopes, the lower one steeper than the upper

moon roof British & World English

Another term for sunroof.

pent roof British & World English

A roof consisting of a single sloping surface

roof bolt British & World English

A tensioned rod anchoring the roof of a working to the strata above

roof rack British & World English

A framework for carrying luggage on the roof of a vehicle

roof rat British & World English

Another term for black rat.

roof-tree British & World English

The ridge piece of a roof

gable roof British & World English

A roof with two sloping sides and a gable at each end

hipped roof British & World English

A roof with a sharp edge or edges from the ridge to the eaves where the two sides meet

roof garden British & World English

A garden on the flat roof of a building

roof light British & World English

A window panel built into a roof to admit light

roof prism British & World English

A reflecting prism in which the reflecting surface is in two parts that are angled like the two sides of a pitched roof

wagon-roof British & World English

Another term for barrel vault.

sunshine roof British & World English

Old-fashioned term for sunroof.

terraced roof British & World English

A flat roof, especially the roof of an Indian or Eastern house that is used as a cool resting area

raise the roof British & World English

Make a great deal of noise, especially through cheering

go through the roof British & World English

(Of prices or figures) reach extreme or unexpected heights

hip roof in hipped roof British & World English

A roof with a sharp edge or edges from the ridge to the eaves where the two sides meet

reroof British & World English

Provide (a building) with a new or substantially repaired roof

rooftop British & World English

The outer surface of a building’s roof

sunroof British & World English

A panel in the roof of a car that can be opened for extra ventilation

roofline British & World English

The design or proportions of a vehicle’s roof

raise the roof in raise British & World English

Make a great deal of noise, especially through cheering

hit the roof in roof British & World English

Suddenly become very angry

gambrel British & World English

A roof with two sides, each of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one

gambrel roof in gambrel British & World English

A roof with two sides, each of which has a shallower slope above a steeper one

mansard British & World English

A roof which has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down

mansard roof in mansard British & World English

A roof which has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down

roof prisms in roof prism British & World English

A pair of binoculars using two roof prisms, resulting in an instrument with parallel sides and objective lenses that are the same distance apart as the eyepieces

go through the roof in roof British & World English

(Of prices or figures) reach extreme or unexpected heights

hit the roof in roof English Thesaurus

Ron will hit the roof when he sees this


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