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Definition of Hip roof

Hip roof
Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h["u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h["o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] 1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle. 2. (Arch.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions. 3. (Engin) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord. --Waddell. Hip bone (Anat.), the innominate bone; -- called also haunch bone and huckle bone. Hip girdle (Anat.), the pelvic girdle. Hip joint (Anat.), the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone. Hip knob (Arch.), a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge. Hip molding (Arch.), a molding on the hip of a roof, covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing. Hip rafter (Arch.), the rafter extending from the wall plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof. Hip roof, Hipped roof (Arch.), a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides. See Hip, n., 2., and Hip, v. t., 3. Hip tile, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof. To catch upon the hip, or To have on the hip, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. --Shak. To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. --Judg. xv. 8.

Meaning of Hip roof from wikipedia

- A hip roof, hip-roof or hipped roof, is a type of roof where all sides slope downwards to the walls, usually with a fairly gentle slope (although a tented...
- with bell roof. East Asian hip-and-gable roof Mokoshi: A ****anese decorative pent roof Pyramidal Pyramid roof (pavilion roof): A hip roof on a square...
- East Asian hip-and-gable roof (Xiēshān (歇山) in Chinese, Irimoya (入母屋) in ****anese, Paljakjibung (팔작지붕) in Korean) consists of a hip roof that slopes...
- A Dutch gable roof or gablet roof (in Britain) is a roof with a small gable at the top of a hip roof. The term Dutch gable is also used to mean a gable...
- A mansard or mansard roof (also called a French roof or curb roof) is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterized by two slopes on each of its sides...
- below it. Some types of roofs do not have a gable (for example hip roofs do not). One common type of roof with gables, the gable roof, is named after its...
- that extend from the ridge or hip to the wall plate, downslope perimeter or eave, and that are designed to support the roof deck and its ****ociated loads...
- lordly villa with hip roof, 1925/1926, architect Alexander Ackermann Agricolastraße 6 – sophisticated cube-shaped villa with hip roof, Art Deco, 1925/1926...
- dormer frame and converge at the ridge—analogous to the hip roof. Flat roof dormer The roof of this dormer is a single flat plane approximately horizontal...
- referred to as pitched roofs (generally if the angle exceeds 10 degrees). Pitched roofs, including gabled, hipped and skillion roofs, make up the greatest...
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