Associations to the word «Roof»


ROOF, noun. The cover at the top of a building.
ROOF, noun. The upper part of a cavity.
ROOF, noun. (mining) The surface or bed of rock immediately overlying a bed of coal or a flat vein.
ROOF, verb. To cover or furnish with a roof.
ROOF, proper noun. (astronomy) a Chinese constellation located near Aquarius and Pegasus, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger Black Turtle
ROOF ASSEMBLY, noun. (roofing) an assembly of interacting roof components including the roof deck, vapor retarder (if needed), insulation and roof covering.
ROOF CURB, noun. (roofing) Raised frame used to mount mechanical units (such as air conditioning or exhaust fans), skylights, etc. on a roof.
ROOF PRISM, noun. A reflective optical prism containing a section where two faces meet at a 90° angle, resembling the roof of a building. Reflection from the two 90° faces returns an image that is flipped laterally across the axis where the faces meet.
ROOF PRISMS, noun. Plural of roof prism
ROOF RACK, noun. A rack attached to the top of a car or other vehicle, used to hold luggage or similar items.
ROOF RAKE, noun. A long-handled tool for pulling snow off a roof.
ROOF RAT, noun. An alternative term for the black rat.
ROOF RATS, noun. Plural of roof rat
ROOF SQUARE, noun. (construction) (renovation) (roofing) 100 square feet
ROOF SQUARES, noun. Plural of roof square
ROOF TAX, noun. (UK) A tax based on house prices, proposed as an alternative to the poll tax in the 1990s.
ROOF TILE, noun. (obsolete) A ridge-tile, a tile for the ridge of a roof.
ROOF TILE, noun. A roofing tile.
ROOF TILES, noun. Plural of roof tile

Dictionary definition

ROOF, noun. A protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building.
ROOF, noun. Protective covering on top of a motor vehicle.
ROOF, noun. The inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space; "the roof of the cave was very high"; "I could see the roof of the bear's mouth".
ROOF, noun. An upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices".
ROOF, verb. Provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof.

Wise words

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