Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Roof

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10117

\rüf\ n [ME, fr. OE hrōf, akin to ON hrōf roof of a boathouse and perhaps to Old Church Slavonic stropŭ roof] (before 12c) The cover of a building, including the roofing and all other material and construction (such as supporting members) necessary to carry and maintain it on the walls or uprights.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA