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Definition of "roofing" []

  • Materials used in building a roof. (noun)
  • A roof. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roofing" in a sentence
  • "I would revoke all building codes other than those where a failure of a building can affect neighboring properties: requirements for fire-retardant materials in roofing materials, or inspections to assure the structural integrity of a building taller than its distance from the property line are the sorts of things that come immediately to mind."
  • "In addition to being energy efficient, metal roofing is recognized as a sustainable building material because of its durability, minimum recycled content of 25% and the fact it can be recycled."
  • "The hospital is set up simply, with multiple small buildings connected by a network of outdoor paths (covered by tin roofing to keep things dry during the rainy season)."