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roof

(rūf),
A covering or rooflike structure; for example, a tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]

roof

(ro͞of, ro͝of)
n.
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure: the roof of the mouth.

roof

(rūf)
A covering or rooflike structure, e.g., a tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]

roof

(rūf)
Covering or rooflike structure; e.g., tectorium, tectum, tegmen, tegmentum, integument.
[A.S. hrōf]
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Six homes in Nant-y-Rhos, Michaelston-super-Ely, were damaged by the strikes in the early hours of New Year's Day, with two losing their rooves completely.
Last month, a mini-tornado hit the Welsh village of Bow Street, north of Aberystwyth, causing thousands of pounds of damage to rooves, chimneys, fences and trees.
Elsewhere, Mountjoy spent millions on new walls and rooves, wiring and plumbing.
Instead, the running water is continuously enlarging the caves, which finally brings their rooves to a collapse and gives the caves a flat arch-shaped morphology (Figs.
Elephantine Island has become a sort of unofficial theme park, albeit with washing machines next to the water jars and TV aerials marring the aesthetic outlines of the domed rooves.
We could halve our electricity bills by fitting these solar panels to our rooves and insulating our walls.
Sustainable features include the use of natural ventilation and lighting, solar shading, keeping existing trees and the addition of green rooves, rainwater harvesting and plans for the installation of biomass heating.
The project will involve the following activities: Activity 1: Renewal of the rooves and removal of remaining asbestos waste (for example from pipes) from private and public buildings; Activity 2: Transportation of asbestos containing materials and subsequent safe storage on already existing hazardous waste landfills; Activity 3: Awareness raising regarding risks associated with asbestos and promotion of safe asbestos removal and neutralization: mass media and e-campaigns, educational campaigns in schools and trainings for employees of the communes.
Religious buildings are particularly well suited to solar power as they tend to have large south-facing rooves which receive direct sunlight for the main part of the day.