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Facade vs. Roof

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Facadenoun

(architecture) The face of a building, especially the front view or elevation.

Roofnoun

The external covering at the top of a building

Facadenoun

(by extension) The face or front (most visible side) of any other thing, such as an organ.

Roofnoun

The upper part of a cavity.

‘The palate is the roof of the mouth.’; ‘Archaeologists discovered that the cave's roof was decked with paintings.’;

Facadenoun

(figuratively) A deceptive or insincere outward appearance; a front.

Roofnoun

(mining) The surface or bed of rock immediately overlying a bed of coal or a flat vein.

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Facadenoun

The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its façade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

Roofverb

To cover or furnish with a roof.

Facadenoun

the face or front of a building

Roofverb

To traverse buildings by walking or climbing across their roofs.

Facadenoun

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

Roofverb

(slang) To put into prison for not a short time.

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Roofnoun

The cover of any building, including the roofing (see Roofing) and all the materials and construction necessary to carry and maintain the same upon the walls or other uprights. In the case of a building with vaulted ceilings protected by an outer roof, some writers call the vault the roof, and the outer protection the roof mask. It is better, however, to consider the vault as the ceiling only, in cases where it has farther covering.

Roofnoun

That which resembles, or corresponds to, the covering or the ceiling of a house; as, the roof of a cavern; the roof of the mouth.

‘The flowery roofShowered roses, which the morn repaired.’;

Roofnoun

The surface or bed of rock immediately overlying a bed of coal or a flat vein.

Roofverb

To cover with a roof.

‘I have not seen the remains of any Roman buildings that have not been roofed with vaults or arches.’;

Roofverb

To inclose in a house; figuratively, to shelter.

‘Here had we now our country's honor roofed.’;

Roofnoun

a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

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Roofnoun

protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

Roofverb

provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof

Roofnoun

the structure forming the upper covering of a building or vehicle

‘a car with a vinyl roof’; ‘a thatched roof’; ‘the rain woke him, hammering on the roof’; ‘roof timbers’;

Roofnoun

the top inner surface of a covered area or space; the ceiling

‘the roof of the cave fell in’;

Roofnoun

used to signify a house or other building, especially in the context of hospitality or shelter

‘helping those without a roof over their heads’; ‘they slept under the same roof’; ‘a range of childcare facilities all under one roof’; ‘while you live under my roof you're not going to have a tattoo’;

Roofnoun

the upper limit or level of prices or wages

‘starting salary £12,185, rising to a roof of £16,835’;

Roofverb

cover with a roof

‘the yard had been roughly roofed over with corrugated iron’;

Roofverb

function as the roof of

‘fan vaults roof these magnificent buildings’;

Roof

A roof is the top covering of a building, including all materials and constructions necessary to support it on the walls of the building or on uprights, providing protection against rain, snow, sunlight, extremes of temperature, and wind. A roof is part of the building envelope.

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