Roof comb


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Roof comb

A wall along the ridge of a roof that makes the roof appear higher.

roof comb, roof crest

A wall along the ridge of a roof; used to give an appearance of additional height.
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The Hospe Music Warehouse is a good example of the rectangular commercial style warehouse with its extended roof comb and fixed windows with arched openings.