square roof

square roof

A roof where rafters on opposite sides of the ridge meet at a 90-degree angle; each side of the roof has a slope of 45 degrees.
See also: Roof
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square roof

A roof in which the rafters on opposites sides of the roof ridge meet at an angle of 90 degrees; each side of the ridge has a pitch of 45 degrees with respect to the vertical.
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