double-hipped roof


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double-hipped roof

A hipped roof having a double slope.
See also: Roof
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hipped roof, hip roof

A roof comprising adjacent flat surfaces that slope upward from all sides of the perimeter of the building, requiring a hip rafter along each intersection of the inclined surfaces; also see pyramidal roof.
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