open-timbered roof[′ō·pən ¦tim·bərd ′rüf]
A roof in which the supporting timbers are left uncovered, forming part of the ceiling.
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A roof construction in which there is no ceiling so that the rafters and roof sheathing are visible from below. See also: Roof
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open roof, open-timbered roof
A roof construction in which the rafters and roof sheathing are visible from below; there is no ceiling.
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