shed roof


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shed roof

[′shed ′rüf]
(architecture)
A flat roof that slopes in one direction and may lean against another wall or building. Also known as lean- to roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

shed roof

A roof shape having only one sloping plane. See also: Roof
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shed roof, pent roof

shed roof
A roof shape having only one sloping plane.
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An entry on the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service incident log said: "Three fire crews and officers from the Major Rescue Unit responded to reports of a concrete shed roof collapsing on a 50 year old man in Astbury Drive, Barnton.
Inspectors found a leaking shed roof, holes in a turkey shed made by rats, gulls feeding on scrap meat and loose polythene bags containing waste meat liquid.
WATER leaks from the shed roof which "could allow transfer of infection";
unified under the gentle curve of a warped shed roof. The house's materiality of weathered steel plate grounds it in the landscape as a mysterious dark shadow by day and as a luminous glowing aperture at night.
Photos of the residential Lucy House, 2001-2002, show a simple rectangular structure with a large, overhanging shed roof. The walls, made of stacked carpet tiles, are reminiscent of the stacked slate elements found in some suburban homes of the '50s.
Her coaster consisted of twin planks that extended off the shed roof and a "car" that ran on baby buggy wheels.
Subtle Craftsman style is evident in this three-bedroom home, with its rafter-tails and pillars supporting the shed roof. Inside, formal entertaining is easy in the dining room, with a vaulted living room just across the hail for after-dinner conversations.
PHOTO : new shallow shed roof extending from thickened stucco walls.
Maybe some people think I'm downright greedy - after all the garden here is quite extensive and we've just taken on six and a half acres of field - so why bother planting on a shed roof? It has to be said that this shed is quite unique.
Burglar forced open shed roof, entered and stole two BMX bikes.
Birmingham Crown Court heard Ebanks used the sword to smash a window and then jumped on to a shed roof following an argument with his brother at his grandmother's home.