hip rafter


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hip rafter

[′hip ‚raf·tər]
(building construction)
A diagonal rafter extending from the plate to the ridge of a roof.

hip rafter

A rafter located at the junction of the sloping sides of a hip roof. See also: Rafter

hip rafter, angle rafter, angle ridge

hip rafter
A rafter placed at the junction of the inclined planes forming a hipped roof.