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4 entries found for roof.
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Main Entry: 1roof
Pronunciation: primarystressrüf, primarystressrudotf
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural roofs /primarystressrüfs, primarystressrudotfs, primarystressrüvz, primarystressrudotvz/
1 a : the upper covering part of a building b : a place to live : HOME <a roof over one's head>
2 : the upper boundary of the mouth
3 : something resembling a roof in form, position, or purpose
- roofed /primarystressrüft, primarystressrudotft/ adjective
- roof·less /primarystressrüf-lschwas, primarystressrudotf-/ adjective
- roof·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
[roof illustration]

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