sawtooth roof

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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