HyperDic: saddleback

English > 2 senses of the word saddleback:
NOUNobjectsaddleback, saddlea pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
artifactsaddleback, gable roof, saddle roof, saddleback roofa double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
English > saddleback: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle).
Synonymsaddle
Broaderpass, mountain pass, notchThe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
Spanishcollada, collado
Catalancollada, coll
English > saddleback: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end.
Synonymsgable roof, saddle roof, saddleback roof
Partsgutter, troughA channel along the eaves or on the roof
ridge, ridgepole, rooftreeA beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top
Narrowergambrel, gambrel roofA gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
BroaderroofA protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
Spanishtejado de caballete, tejado de dos aguas
Catalanteulada de dos aiguavessos, teulada de dos vessants

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