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angle rafter[′aŋ·gəl ‚raf·tər]
A rafter, such as a hip rafter, at the angle of the roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
hip rafter, angle rafter, angle ridge
A rafter placed at the junction of the inclined planes forming a hipped roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.