single-pitched roof

single-pitched roof

A roof having only a single slope on each side of a central ridge, compared to a shed roof, which has a single slope, but without a central ridge.
See also: Roof
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single-pitched roof

A roof having only a single slope on each side of a central ridge; for example, a gable roof. Compare with shed roof, which has a single slope but no central ridge.
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