roof peak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n roof peak the highest point of a roof
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Usage

In literature:

She knelt down beside him and they looked out at the Peak, rising grand and imposing beyond the low roofs.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
There is a tall shaft rising out of its roof, and a banner with a strange device floating at its peak.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The house was quite pretty, two stories with a peaked roof, and a wisteria going up to the top.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The rasping sound of a person moving carefully along the peak of the roof was audible.
"The Story of Red Feather" by Edward S. (Edward Sylvester) Ellis
There were just such songs in Aunt Marcia's time, when he slept up under the eaves of the steeply peaked roof.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Its two peaked roofs with the watch-tower between was the most prominent object of the fortress.
"Quilts" by Marie D. Webster
They have the same peaked roofs, the front running in steps to a point, the flat facades, the many stories.
"The White Mice" by Richard Harding Davis
Unlike the roof of the cardinal's palace, which was flat, the roof of Tilia's house was sharply peaked.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Immediately under the peak of the roof tree, in a side wall, was an opening in which was set a slatted shutter.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
The chateau's peaked roof rose black against the stars.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
But no sooner had she gained her feet beneath the peaked roof, than she saw what she had been seeking.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
The room was dimly lighted, and was open to the peak of the roof.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Then, as the high peaked roof of the court-house came into view, Nurse Johnson roused herself.
"Peggy Owen and Liberty" by Lucy Foster Madison
The roof formerly pitched four ways, running up to a peak in the centre.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
It consisted of only two stories, surmounted by a long, slightly-peaked roof.
"Room Number 3" by Anna Katharine Green
In other words they carried on the manifestations on the very peak of the roof.
"The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism" by A. Leah Underhill
In front of the church of San Miguel, the second house from the corner had a peaked roof, covered with large red tiles.
"Ponce de Leon" by William Pilling
The finest singer I ever heard sang every day from the peak of a low roof.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
Just above this chamber, under the peaked roof, is the room in which Mrs. Washington died.
"America, Volume I (of 6)" by Joel Cook
Here was a low stone house, rather squat, the roof not having a high peak.
"A Little Girl in Old St. Louis" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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In news:

Lights rise up to the peak of the roof.
The outdoor courtyard, with eight permanent tables and a peaked, fabric roof, spans 8,000 square feet.
At our cabin in the northern tier of the US, our peaked roof has moss growing on the north-facing half but none on the south-facing half.
An analog clock was anchored to the peak of the roof with a large green shamrock on each side.
Dressed in little-girl pink with its peaked roof and cupolas, gingerbread and year-round string of Christmas lights, Tootsie's Drive-Thru looks like it was plucked right off Disneyland's Main Street.
Peak said Tin Roof considers social responsibility a primary component to being a successful brewing company , and its leaders embrace that philosophy personally.
The peaked green roofs, the red brick and green mesh, the clean and simple lines are familiar to commuters rushing to and from Columbia on S.C 277.
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In science:

The notion of a POP allows to collect under one roof (to provide a uniform notation for) several combinatorial structures such as peaks, val leys, modified maxima and modified minima in permutations, Horse permutations and p-descents in permutations.
Place-difference-value patterns: A generalization of generalized permutation and word patterns
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