mansard definition

  • noun:
    • the top of story created because of the reduced slope of a mansard roofing.
    • A mansard roof
    • The upper storey of a building, in the middle of these types of a roof
    • In French, a mansard roof; a dormer-window; hence, a chamber lighted by such a window; a chamber inside roofing: in English utilized in all these sensory faculties. See Mansard roof, under roof.
    • a hip roof having two slopes on each side
  • adjective:
    • having two slopes on each part, the lower being steeper compared to the top
    • (of a roof) having two mountains on all edges using reduced pitch steeper compared to top

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