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roofline

[ roof-lahyn, roof- ]
/ ˈrufˌlaɪn, ˈrʊf- /
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noun

the outline of a rooftop.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of roofline

First recorded in 1855–60; roof + line1
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Example sentences from the Web for roofline

  • Above the roofline of the tenements was a great, changing patch which he called his own, and which he found fascinating.

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