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compass roof meaning

  • [Architecture]
    1.

    A roof having curved rafters or ties.

    2.

    A form of timber roof in which the rafters, collar beams, and braces of each truss combine to form an arch.


  • [Building construction]
    A roof in which each truss is in the form of an arch.
  • compass:    Noun: compass  ...
  • roof:    Noun: roof &n ...
  • roof in:    roof in/over sth • ...

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