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Definition of Hipped roof
Hipped 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 Hipped 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...
****anese buildings. Hidden roof
: A type of ****anese roof
: A hipped roof
in two pairs
- A mansard
or mansard roof
a French roof
or curb roof
) is a four-sided gambrel-style hip roof characterized
by two slopes
on each of its sides...
- In East Asian
architecture, the hip
-and-gable roof consists
of a hip roof
down on all four sides
on two opposing
- A tented roof
is a type of polygonal hipped roof
with steeply pitched slopes rising
to a peak. Tented roofs
, a hallmark
of medieval religious
- 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...
- cross-section of a gambrel roof
to that of a mansard roof
, but a gambrel
has vertical gable
of being hipped
at the four corners
to as pitched roofs
(generally if the angle exceeds
10 degrees). Pitched roofs
and skillion roofs
, make up the greatest...
- dog-house dormer
(due to its similar
shape). Hip roof
dormer: Also called
dormer, it has a roof composed
of three sloping planes
that rise from...
- three-floor building
with half-hipped roof
timber-frame, slated, from 1726. Im Mühlental 17 – building
with half-hipped roof
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