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hip rafter[′hip ‚raf·tər]
A diagonal rafter extending from the plate to the ridge of a roof.
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A rafter located at the junction of the sloping sides of a hip roof. See also: Rafter
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hip rafter, angle rafter, angle ridge
A rafter placed at the junction of the inclined planes forming a hipped roof.
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