double-pitched roof

double-pitched roof

A roof having two flatter slopes on each side of a steep central ridge; similar to a gambrel roof.
See also: Roof

double-pitched roof

A roof having two flat slopes on each side of a central ridge; for example, see gambrel roof.
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Soane was fascinated by its Rousseau-esque teaching, which makes a primitive hut on its four posts covered with a double-pitched roof, the all-but-natural and most primitive human response to the severities of any climate and a remedy for the frailty of our bodies.
The existing double-pitched roof was in very poor condition and had acted merely as a hat for industrial functions.