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Roof: the covering of a building that rests on the frame and protects it from inclement weather.
examples of roofs [1] lean-to roof hip roof gable roof pitched roof

lean-to roof click to hear

Roof with one side only, usually covering a building that is supported by a higher building.

hip roof click to hear

Roof composed of two triangular sides (hips) and two trapezoid sides.

gable roof click to hear

Sloping roof whose peak angle is very sharp.

pitched roof click to hear

Roof with two inclined sides whose peak angle varies.