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roof 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ro͞of/,/ro͝of/,
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rooves, plural; roofs, plural;
  1. Cover with a roof
    • - the yard had been roughly roofed over with corrugated iron
  2. Function as the roof of
    • - fan vaults roof these magnificent buildings
Noun
  1. The structure forming the upper covering of a building or vehicle

  2. The top inner surface of a covered area or space; the ceiling
    • - the roof of the cave fell in
  3. Used to signify a house or other building, esp. in the context of hospitality or shelter
    • - helping those without a roof over their heads
    • - they slept under the same roof
  4. The palate


  1. a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  2. provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
  3. the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space; "the roof of the cave was very high"; "I could see the roof of the bear's mouth"
  4. ceiling: an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
  5. A roof is the covering on the uppermost part of a building. A roof protects the building and its contents from the effects of weather. Structures that require roofs range from a letter box to a cathedral or stadium, dwellings being the most numerous.
  6. The Roof is a 1933 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Leslie Perrins, Judy Gunn, Russell Thorndike and Michael Hogan.
  7. The following is a complete list of episodes for the 1980s television series Dynasty, in broadcast order.
  8. The Roof (Il Tetto) is a 1956 Italian drama film directed and produced by Vittorio De Sica.
  9. "The Roof (Back In Time)" is a song co-written by American singer Mariah Carey, Cory Rooney and the Trackmasters (Samuel Barnes and Jean Claude Oliver) for Carey's seventh album, Butterfly (1997). ...
  10. ((b) Roofs) will be observed from ground level or from any other vantage point. The inspection will include bargeboards, fascia, soffit, rainwater gutters and down pipes, valley gutters, flashings and chimneys. Inaccessible flat roofs over 3 metres high will not be inspected.
  11. (Roofs) Sergio Veludo on Fotopedia
  12. (Roofs) The Surveyor will inspect the roof spaces if there are available hatches. The Surveyor will have a ladder of sufficient height to gain access to a roof hatch or to a single storey roof, not more than 3.0 m (10' 0") above the floor or adjacent ground. ...
  13. (Roofs) Where appropriate access arrangements exist the Surveyor will inspect roofs and roof spaces to report on the condition of roofs, coverings and timbers.  This will not be possible where roof or ceiling height exceeds acceptable thresholds (usually 3 metres).
  14. (roofs) gabled: roof sloping downward in two parts from a central ridge; the gable is the part of an outside wall in the shape of a triangle between the sloping roofs
  15. A building element that provides protection against the sun, wind, and precipitation.
  16. A surface, which is, inclined less than 70 degrees from the horizontal.
  17. when the blocker smothers the hitter; see stuff.
  18. When a player jumps above the net to block, and blocks the ball straight down.
  19. Top part of your mouth, inside.
  20. A ball that when spiked is blocked by a defensive player such that the ball deflects straight to the floor on the attacker’s side.
  21. An overhanging rock ceiling.
  22. The 'tic-tac' term for 4/1.
  23. The flight deck on the carrier.
  24. A section of a climb that is so overhung that it forms a (more or less) horizontal plane. A good place to hang out underneath when stuck on a climb in a rainstorm. (If there's lightning, try to anchor most of that jangly, metal gear a fair distance away.)