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lookout

[′lu̇k‚au̇t]
(building construction)
A horizontal wood framing member that extends out from the studs to the end of rafters and overhangs a part of a roof, such as a gable.

Lookout

Rafter, bracket, or joist at the ridge of a roof that projects beyond an end-wall of a building: may support an overhanging portion of the roof or cornice.

lookout

1. A rafter or joist at the ridge of a roof that projects beyond an end wall of a building; may support the overhanging portion of the roof or cornice; also called a rafter lookout.
2. An elevated place or structure that provides a wide view for observation of the countryside, particularly against marauders.
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| The new lookout on the Great Orme has a team of seven volunteers who man it at weekend
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Lookout is a cybersecurity company for a cloud-first, mobile-first
"We now have a crew of 43 delivering a crucial role providing a lookout along the coastline every day throughout the year.
Lookout said users of its mobile antivirus software were safe from the attack, but others may not have been so lucky.
According to Lookout, a developer, possibly based in Iraq, built over a thousand malicious messaging apps by weaving spy functions into the public source code for a legitimate (and quite popular) messenger app called Telegram.
El Dorado Hills, CA, July 30, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Savas Beatie recently announced the release of the latest in their popular Emerging Civil War series, Battle Above the Clouds: Lifting the Siege of Chattanooga and the Battle of Lookout Mountain, October 16 - November 24, 1863, by author David A.
Marie's Economic Development Corporation, flew up to Sioux Lookout to tour a future industrial site where business and community leaders there want to establish a truck-to-rail transfer facility to receive Ring of Fire chromite and ship it to a proposed smelter to be located somewhere in the North.
Manila: The Department of Justice has issued a "lookout bulletin" for Senator Leila de Lima and five others implicated in the alleged drugs distribution network inside the national penitentiary.
Summary: On a hilltop lookout near Israel's border with Lebanon, U.S.
Along the way, the job of forest fire lookout has become increasingly rare.