roof·line | \ˈrüf-ˌlīn, ˈru̇f-\

Definition of roofline 

: the profile of a roof (as of a house)

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Cold air for the battery comes from the front grille, which also channels air up and over the top of the roofline. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Electric cat: Jaguar stalks Tesla with $70,000 I-Pace SUV," 6 Mar. 2018 The low roofline with the third row over the rear axle and its motor components means there is absolutely no headroom. Robert Duffer,, "Review: 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid is a smooth three-row marvel," 12 June 2017 View 45 Photos View 45 Photos These are stunning cars, yet fall a bit short of the E and S class coupe/convertibles in the styling of the coupe's roofline and C pillar. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, "2019 Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe and Cabriolet: More Power Leads the Updates," 20 Mar. 2018 Built this year, the two-story home is modeled after a farmhouse and features a steep roofline, metal roof and wide porch along the front. Neal J. Leitereg,, "'West Wing' star Rob Lowe seeks $47 million for empty nest in Montecito," 30 June 2018 Now comprising 2,633 square feet, the three-bed-three-bath features the clean lines and dramatic rooflines of the era. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Historic midcentury home with recent additions wants $979K," 14 June 2018 The roofline is a couple of tenths taller but its overall aerodynamics are slipperier with a coefficient of drag now at 0.27, which compares to 0.25 for a Prius Prime. Mark Maynard,, "2019 Volkswagen Jetta: 7th generation wide-body reboot," 6 July 2018 Based on the Volkswagen group’s MQB architecture and developed with an eye toward American buyers, the Jetta has a long roofline and short rear deck for a more raffish look than previous models. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta delivers plenty of driver-assist systems," 14 Jan. 2018 The brief hallway is bookended by glass on either side and gives a view of where the two rooflines nearly meet. Lisa Van Loo, azcentral, "Phoenix couple puts 'blood, sweat and tears' into historic 1925 Coronado renovation," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of roofline

1857, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of roofline

: the outline or outer edge of a roof

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