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mansard roof Explained

Mansard roof at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Mansard roof \Man"sard roof"\ [So called from its inventor,
Fran[,c]ois Mansard, or Mansart, a distinguished French
architect, who died in 1666.] (Arch.)
A hipped curb roof; that is, a roof having on all sides two
slopes, the lower one being steeper than the upper one.

mansard roof at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

mansard roof
n : a hip roof having two slopes on each side [syn: {mansard}]

mansard roof at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-noun » head=mansard roof
  • A roof having two slopes on each side, the lower one having a steeper pitch than the upper; this increases the volume of the enclosed space.
    1. A steeper roof that terminates into a flat roof at its high point.
    2. Inter: seeCite » s


      Inter: trans-top » a roof with a shalower slope descending into a steeper slop

  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|мансарда|f|tr=mansárda
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|мансарда|f|tr=mansárda
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|aumattu taitekatto
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Mansarddach|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Macedonian: мансарда (mansárda) {{f}}
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|мансарда|f|tr=mansárda
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|мансарда|tr=mansárda|sc=Cyrl
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|мансарда|f|tr=mansárda

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ta » mansard roof