roof cut

roof cut

[′rüf ‚kət]
(mining engineering)
A machine cut made with a turret coal cutter in the roof immediately above the seam.
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Pictures taken by police at the scene of the M58 horror smash yesterday morning show a blue car rendered almost unrecognisable, with its roof cut off entirely.
Romeo's attempted explanation that the song was about a leaking roof cut no ice with the broadcasting censors.
Four live mortar bombs were discovered in the back of a van which had a section of its roof cut back as part of plans to attack a police station.
A 14-year-old white Citroen van loaded with the deadly cargo had its roof cut out to accommodate the mortars.
The van had its roof cut back to allow the mortars to be fired, and police believe its target was a Londonderry police station, the BBC reported.
BLOCKED ROAD: Top, the crash scene at New Mill Road, Honley and, above, the car which had its roof cut off by firemen (S)
The Vauxhall Corsa had to have its roof cut open by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment in a bid to free the casualties.
DESTRUCTION: The scene in Frances Road after the smash which destroyed a porch, right ROOF CUT OFF: The black Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Mondeo Pictures: Duncan Gibbons
The vehicle does not need to be shipped to a service center and have the roof cut and/or floor lowered.
I don't think of a van with the roof cut off and a cage in the back so people can throw donuts at you.
For a hatchback with the roof cut off the structure is incredibly stiff, another improvement over the old car, and it feels just like a regular Cooper S to drive.
And the bathroom had part of the roof cut away for a coconut tree to grow through so you could gaze up at the stars while you showered at night.