deck roof


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deck roof

[′dek ‚rüf]
(building construction)
A roof that is nearly flat and without parapet walls.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

deck roof, deck-on-hip roof

A hipped roof that has been truncated to form a flat-topped roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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