sawtooth roof

noun
variants: or less commonly sawtooth

Definition of sawtooth roof

: a roof composed of two or more parallel simple roofs resembling in section the teeth of a saw and ordinarily having one slope of each member steeper than the other to receive glazing

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“Sawtooth roof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sawtooth%20roof. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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