sawtooth roof[′sȯ‚tüth ′rüf]
A roof form having a succession of monitors in sawtooth shape.
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A roof system having a number of small parallel roof surfaces with a profile similar to the teeth in a saw; usually the steeper side is splayed and faces north; usually asymmetrical with the shorter slope glazed.See also: Roof
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A roof system having a number of parallel roof surfaces of triangular section with a profile similar to the teeth in a saw; usually the steeper side is glazed and often faces north.
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