steep-slope roof

A category of roofing that generally include water-shedding types of coverings installed on slopes exceeding 3:12 (14 degrees).

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  • steep — 01. I m kind of a new skier, so I don t really feel confident enough to go down a really [steep] slope. 02. The sign said, Warning [Steep] grade. Slow down and use caution. 03. The Hindu religion advises that the road to the good is the roughest… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • slope — 01. The village is located on the [slope] of a mountain in Switzerland. 02. My family s favorite ski [slope] at Mount Washington is called Linton s Loop. 03. The river bank [slopes] sharply down to the water, and can be a little dangerous. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • slope — I UK [sləʊp] / US [sloʊp] noun [countable] Word forms slope : singular slope plural slopes ** 1) a) a straight surface that has one end higher than the other At the end of the garden there is a steep slope. b) the angle of this kind of surface a… …   English dictionary

  • slope — slope1 [ sloup ] noun count ** 1. ) a straight surface that has one end higher than the other: At the end of the garden there is a steep slope. a ) the angle of this kind of surface: a slope of 45 degrees 2. ) the side of a hill or mountain:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Roof — A roof is the covering on the uppermost part of a building. A roof protects the building and its contents from the effects of weather. Structures that require roofs range from a letter box to a cathedral or stadium, dwellings being the most… …   Wikipedia

  • roof — rooflike, adj. /roohf, roof/, n., pl. roofs, v. n. 1. the external upper covering of a house or other building. 2. a frame for supporting this: an open timbered roof. 3. the highest part or summit: The Himalayas are the roof of the world. 4.… …   Universalium

  • slope — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ precipitous (formal), steep ▪ gentle, gradual, slight ▪ long, short …   Collocations dictionary

  • roof — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ conical, flat, gabled, mansard, pitched, pointed, sloped (esp. AmE), sloping, steep ▪ corruga …   Collocations dictionary

  • steep — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ▪ become, get, grow ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …   Collocations dictionary

  • slope — 1. noun 1) the slope of the roof Syn: gradient, incline, angle, slant, inclination, pitch, decline, ascent, declivity, rise, fall, tilt, tip, downslope, upslope, grade, downgrade, upgra …   Thesaurus of popular words

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