pent roof

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pent roof

A small sloping roof, the upper end of which butts against a wall of a house, usually above the first-floor window. If carried completely around the house, it is called a skirt roof.
See also: Roof

pent roof

1. A small eaves-like projection from the façade of a house between the first and second floors; has a single straight slope; may provide very limited shelter for a window or door directly below, but is usually merely decorative. Frequently called a visor roof; also See skirt-roof.
2. Same as shed roof.

shed roof, pent roof

shed roof
A roof shape having only one sloping plane.
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Inventory extension component D roofing works: insulated 3 pent roofs, roof pitch 15 A, a total of approximately 62 mA.
Single-pitch roofs, or pent roofs, give nearly the same headroom all the way round inside, although there is a slight slope to ensure rainwater flows away easily.
Single-pitch roofs,or pent roofs,give nearly the same headroom all the way round inside,although there is a slight slope to ensure rain water flows away easily.
Glulam purlins provide for, set and up to 23 m3 pent roofs,