truncated roof

truncated roof

A roof with sloped sides and a flat top for a terrace; may have a balustrade around the flat center section.
See also: Roof
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truncated roof

A gable roof or hipped roof whose top has been cut off, forming a flat horizontal surface.
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The most notable difference is the truncated roof which tapers down to the rounded boot, used to store the unit when you are driving top down.

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