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hip roof[′hip ‚rüf]
A roof having four slopes; the two shorter ends are triangular.
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A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.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.
hip roof, hipped roof
A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.
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