roof·​line | \ ˈrüf-ˌlīn How to pronounce roofline (audio) , ˈru̇f- \

Definition of roofline

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

Examples of roofline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite its design; a sloping roofline, the vehicle offers sufficient headroom. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 6 Dec. 2021 Unsurprisingly, the wheelbase stretch also translates to a more welcoming back seat with two full doors, nearly four additional inches of legroom, and a smidge more headroom under the sloping roofline. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 23 Nov. 2021 The rear seats require a bit of ducking (blame the swooping roofline) but are just fine for adults. Michael Harley, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 A few weeks after an episode played out in a modernist house in the Hamptons with a distinctive triangular roofline, the brokerage Bespoke Real Estate announced that the property had sold for $45 million. Kim Velsey, Curbed, 11 Dec. 2021 Anyone sitting in the back seat will literally feel that roofline. Eric Tingwall, Car and Driver, 8 Oct. 2020 As these images show, the new car retains Range Rover’s characteristic falling roofline, strong waist with its horizontal emphasis and lower rising sill. Nargess Banks, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 Crews broke ground on the project in September 2019, and publicly celebrated in September 2020 when a giant metal beam that is today the building’s roofline was successfully installed., 15 Oct. 2021 Despite the high seating position and tall roofline, body control is kept in check. Basem Wasef, Car and Driver, 13 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of roofline

1857, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jan 2022

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“Roofline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of roofline

: the outline or outer edge of a roof


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