pitched roof


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pitched roof

[¦picht ′rüf]
(building construction)
A roof that has one or more surfaces with a slope greater than 10°.
A roof that has two slopes meeting at a central ridge.

pitched roof

A roof having one or more slopes or surfaces.
See also: Roof

pitched roof

1. A steep gable roof having the same pitch on each side of a central ridge.
2. Occasionally, a synonym for a gable roof.
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