green roof

  1. a roof covered with vegetation, designed for its aesthetic value and to optimize energy conservation

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How to use green roof in a sentence

  • On nights when, through the crevices of the green roof, there are stars hung in the sky, the weight lifts.

    Tenting To-night | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Through the silent forest, under the green roof of the pines, across a frozen brook, Walter vigorously pushed.

    Fighting the Sea | Edward A. Rand
  • What was once a thick green roof is now thin and yellow, and under our feet is a yielding carpet of soft brown and orange leaves.

  • The green roof which I had painted glistened in the sun, and we could see it for a long time.

  • Over the way, behind the green roof of a large building, the dim, cold dawn was beginning to blush red.

    Youth | Leo Tolstoy