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 Audi is expanding its SUV lineup with the 2021 Q5 Sportback, a sloping-roofline variant of the Q5. Colin Beresford, Car and Driver, "Audi Debuts 2021 Q5 Sportback, a Slant-Roofed Variant of Q5 SUV," 26 Sep. 2020 Its wraparound headlights and low roofline were among the features that rival designers began to copy in the years after its release. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "These 10 vehicles are the hottest 2021 classic cars, according to collector car insurer Hagerty," 20 May 2020 Add some icicle string lights to your roofline and bring Frosty the Snowman weather home. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "24 Christmas lights to illuminate your home for the holidays," 1 Dec. 2020 One of the biggest visual improvements involved removing a metal mansard-style roofline, which revealed the clean lines of the center’s original midcentury style. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "Revival's top-rated fried chicken is coming to St. Louis Park," 25 Nov. 2020 The eaves under the roofline were covered in a pekoe-wood veneer, which helps to soften the angular facade of the home. Whitney Robinson, ELLE Decor, "A Hotel Mogul Creates His Own Personal Sanctuary in Miami Beach," 19 Nov. 2020 More on the Tucson Hyundai’s design team, led by SangYup Lee, its senior vice president and head of Hyundai Global Design Center, has reshaped the SUV with bulging fenders, exaggerated wheel wells, a level roofline and short overhangs. Scott Oldham, Car and Driver, "2022 Hyundai Tucson Offers Daring Looks, More Power and Space," 9 Nov. 2020 Calafiore said the new version makes accommodations for neighbors by moving the driveway, shifting the roofline and lowering part of one building. Don Stacom,, "West Hartford homeowners group warns apartment complex would ‘destroy’ neighborhood’s character," 6 Nov. 2020 Many systems have fans that exhaust the air out from under the house into the pipe, which then vents the gas above the home’s roofline. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Your Latest D-I-Y Project: Testing Your Home for Lead and Radon," 22 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of roofline

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of roofline was in 1857

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18 Dec 2020

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“Roofline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of roofline

: the outline or outer edge of a roof

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