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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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Lightning strikes blew the rooves off two houses and damaged the roof of a third, and four others suffered minor damage.
6 Apparently they have developed these things called rooves, which are basically covers that prevent bad weather affecting things.
The aim is to improve existing roosting places, such as the rooves of large houses and stable blocks.
Rooves were blown away, trees uprooted, cars had been tossed up onto the cliffs like small toys, windows were shattered, precious possessions were strewn on the ground, coral boulders had been heaved up from the sea bed, trees had been stripped of their foliage--all evidence of the violent weather of just a few hours earlier.
Inspectors will assess and certify the energy efficiency of a building based upon the performance of heating and cooling systems and the thermal efficiency of walls, windows and rooves.
Danielle, 13, who lives in Bracknell, Berkshire, has been treading the boards since she was a tot, and started at Red Rooves Theatre School in Maidenhead when she was just seven.
Elsewhere, workers struggled through yesterday's wind and rain to make safe dozens of council houses in East Lothian, after fears their flat rooves could have been loosened in the gales.
Instead of the usual straight lines with rooves we have done flats with rooves shaped like butterflies and all sorts of things.
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.
The Enhanced Paveway III weapons are capable of penetrating the rooves of reinforced buildings.