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Definition of Hip roof
Hip roofHip 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
To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat
utterly. --Judg. xv. 8.
Meaning of Hip roof from wikipedia
- A 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...
- Roof shapes include
flat (or shed), gabled, hipped
, arched, domed, and a wide variety
of other configurations detailed
below. Roof angles
are an integral...
- 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...
- Asian hip
(Xiēshān (歇山) in Chinese, Irimoya
(入母屋) in ****anese, Paljakjibung
(팔작지붕) in Korean) also known
as 'resting hill roof
- A mansard
or mansard roof
a French roof
or curb roof
) is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterised
by two slopes
on each of its sides...
- Gable roofs
are more prone
to wind damage
than hip roofs
. In German-speaking countries
of gable roof
to as: Shallow gable roof
from the ridge
to the wall plate, downslope perimeter
or eave, and that are designed
deck and its ****ociated...
it. Some types
do not have a gable
(for example hip roofs
do not). One common
type of roof
with gables, the gable roof
, is named after
- lordly villa
with hip roof
, 1925/1926, architect Alexander Ackermann
Agricolastraße 6 – sophisticated
with hip roof
, Art Deco, 1925/1926...
- traditional timber framed
buildings. The term is commonly
used in both hip roof framing
and jettying. Older publications
may use the synonyms
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