Synonyms and related words:
adobe, ashlar, brick, bricks and mortar, ceiling, cement, clinker, concrete, covering materials, eaves, ferroconcrete, firebrick, flag, flagstone, flooring, housetop, lantern, lath and plaster, masonry, mortar, overhead, pavement, paving, paving material, penthouse, plafond, plasters, prestressed concrete, ridgepole, roof, roof garden, roof-deck, roofage, roofpole, rooftop, rooftree, shingles, siding, skylight, slates, stone, tile, tiles, tiling, top, walling

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  • Roofing — Roof ing, n. 1. The act of covering with a roof. [1913 Webster] 2. The materials of which a roof is composed; materials for a roof. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, the roof itself; figuratively, shelter. Fit roofing gave. Southey. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roofing — ► NOUN 1) material for constructing a building s roof. 2) the process of constructing a roof or roofs …   English terms dictionary

  • roofing — [ro͞of′iŋ, roof′iŋ] n. 1. the act of covering with a roof 2. material for a roof or roofs 3. a roof …   English World dictionary

  • roofing — [[t]ru͟ːfɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Roofing is material used for making or covering roofs. A gust of wind pried loose a section of sheet metal roofing... Stone began to be used as a roofing material. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Roofing is the work… …   English dictionary

  • roofing — (Roget s IV) n. Varieties of roofing material include: felt, composition, roll roofing, shingles, wood shingles, composition shingles, asbestos, slate shingles, tile, asphalt, tar, shake, copper, tin, galvanized iron, thatch, straw, sod …   English dictionary for students

  • roofing —   Pili.    ♦ Shingle roofing, pili papa.    ♦ Corrugated iron roofing, pili hao, pili piula …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Roofing — Roof Roof, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Roofed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roofing}.] 1. To cover with a roof. [1913 Webster] I have not seen the remains of any Roman buildings that have not been roofed with vaults or arches. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To inclose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roofing — noun Roofing is used before these nouns: ↑contractor, ↑nail …   Collocations dictionary

  • roofing — noun Date: 15th century material for a roof …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roofing — /rooh fing, roof ing/, n. 1. the act of covering with a roof. 2. material for roofs. 3. a roof. [1400 50; late ME rovyng. See ROOF, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • roofing — noun Material used on the outside of a roof, such as shingles …   Wiktionary