Definition of ridge tile in English:

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ridge tile

Pronunciation: /ˈrij ˌtīl/

noun

A semicircular or curved tile used in making a roof ridge.
Example sentences
  • It looked very grim when the distressed man started to cling on to the ridge tile of the roof with his feet dangling.
  • They discovered he was dealing with two builders who had offered to repair a ridge tile for £5 and then agreed to repoint the chimney stack for £400.
  • The roof is all finished now apart from a line of cement pointing over the new leading on the chimney stack and a single ridge tile either side to cap it all off.

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