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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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The number of artifacts displayed in the Museum has reached 1117 pieces made of clay, stones and metals in addition to 759 glass pieces displayed in cabinets and 283 pieces in stores while 75 archeological artifacts are displayed in the roofless museum.
in a roofless half-walled apparition, blanketed by the moon,
THOUSANDS of vital pieces of evidence relating to serious crimes in the West Midlands were stored in an empty stable and roofless shed, it was claimed today.
With brilliant understatement one staffer said he was having a "rough day" after the building was left roofless and wrecked.
The concept of the roofless home allows for realistic training for police officers involved in domestic violence or gang-related incidents, since supervisory personnel can watch and grade officers from above," said Merced County, California, Sheriff Mark Pazin.
Even after the ceremony, while the pope was going around the square greeting the faithful from a roofless vehicle, the background music was carefully chosen: the Toccata and Fugue in D minor for organ, by Johannes Sebastian Bach.
They erroneously attribute America's fundamentalist religiosity and gain culture to its historic frontier experience: "Yet many of the roofless people of the new frontier combined this reinvention with a fierce thirst for the solace of religion.
It is enclosed by the defences of Peel Castle, within which is the roofless shell of the medieval St German's cathedral and its ancillary buildings.
In the reworking of the building, the new volumes provide shade and shelter in the otherwise roofless space.
Halfway up, above a meadow, is a roofless Irish cottage.
Five years later, I'm still digging out of the trench [of homelessness]," says Berbery, who now works as the coordinator of Boston-based organization Roofless Women, devoted to the issues of low-income and homeless women.
As one perceives even in this limited display Friedrich immersed his pictures in half-light: the sunset which falls on his Dreamer in a Ruined Monastery as he sits roofless in the recess of a Gothic window; the moonshine that seeps around two couples stationed on the wet rocks as, in Moonrise over the Sea, the tide ebbs into a wan yellow miasma; starlight as Sisters on a Terrace half-discern the spires of Halle Cathedral and the loftily rigged boats on the adjoining river-harbour on the Elbe; but most of all the thickening mists of his memories of Greifswald, his native town, whi ch he had left in youth, leaving his youth behind.