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roofline

[roof-lahyn, roo f-] /ˈrufˌlaɪn, ˈrʊf-/
noun
1.
the outline of a rooftop.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; roof + line1
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  • In this situation, it seems to me that environmental technology trumps the emptiness of a roofline.
  • Another high trellis near the roofline of the house further defines the entrance.
  • As a final graceful note, she trained an ivy garland to weave its way along the roofline.
  • It recognizes that a distinctive roofline is architecturally appropriate and spiritually desirable in the everyday environment.
  • There also appears to be an overhang from the roofline.
  • Ditto for the car's extreme fastback silhouette and low-raked-back windshield and roofline.
  • The sweeping roofline makes for a narrow trunk opening, though.
  • The wood siding is accented by brick, and the tiered roofline breaks the home's rectangular shape.
  • If the windshield stood vertical rather than slanting back into the roofline, it would be a wagon.
  • The exterior combines a varied roofline, traditional brick construction and trendy half-round windows.

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