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Definition of Rafter

Rafter
Rafter Raft"er, n. A raftsman.
Rafter
Rafter Raft"er, n. [AS. r[ae]fter; akin to E. raft, n. See Raft.] (Arch.) Originally, any rough and somewhat heavy piece of timber. Now, commonly, one of the timbers of a roof which are put on sloping, according to the inclination of the roof. See Illust. of Queen-post. [Courtesy] oft is sooner found in lowly sheds, With smoky rafters, than in tapestry halls. --Milton.
Rafter
Rafter Raft"er, v. t. 1. To make into rafters, as timber. 2. To furnish with rafters, as a house. 3. (Agric.) To plow so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unplowed ridge; to ridge. [Eng.]

Meaning of Rafter from wikipedia

- Patrick Michael Rafter (born 28 December 1972) is an Australian former professional tennis player. He reached the ****ociation of Tennis Professionals (ATP)...
- A rafter is one of a series of sloped structural members such as wooden beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the wall plate, downslope perimeter...
- Packed to the Rafters was an Australian family-oriented drama/comedy television program which premiered on the Seven Network on Tuesday 26 August 2008...
- Balseros (Rafters, from the Spanish Balsa Raft) is the name given to the persons who emigrate without formal do****entation in self constructed or precarious...
- Packed to the Rafters, which aired on Seven Network from 2008 to 2013. Back to the Rafters picks up six years since we last saw the Rafter family. Dave...
- the tongue. The square has many uses, including laying out common rafters, hip rafters and stairs. It has a diagonal scale, board foot scale and an octagonal...
- a series of rafter squares. Rafter square wiki article redirects to this page. A Speed Square is a rafter square, however not all rafter squares are produced...
- main career statistics of Australian former professional tennis player Pat Rafter. All statistics are according to the ATP World Tour and ITF website. (W)...
- RAFTER was a code name for the MI5 radio receiver detection technique, mostly used against clandestine Soviet agents and monitoring of domestic radio transmissions...
- Rafter is the performing name of the American musician and producer Rafter Roberts. He also owns his own studio, Singing Serpent, in San Diego, California...
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