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roofing

[ roo-fing, roof-ing ]
/ ˈru fɪŋ, ˈrʊf ɪŋ /
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noun

the act of covering with a roof.
material for roofs.
a roof.

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Origin of roofing

First recorded in 1400–50, roofing is from the late Middle English word rovyng.See roof, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for roofing

roofing
/ (ˈruːfɪŋ) /

noun

material used to construct a roof
the act of constructing a roof
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