curb roof


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curb roof

[′kərb ‚rüf]
(architecture)
A roof with a ridge at its center and a parallel lower ridge on both sloping sides.
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curb roof

A pitched roof that slopes away from the ridge in two successive planes, as a gambrel or mansard roof.
See also: Roof
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curb roof

curb roof
A pitched roof that slopes away from the ridge in two successive planes; known as a gambrel roof in the US and as a mansard roof in Britain.
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