What does roofing mean?

Definitions for roofing
ˈru fɪŋ, ˈrʊf ɪŋroof·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roofingnoun

    material used to construct a roof

  2. roofingnoun

    the craft of a roofer


  1. roofingnoun

    Material used on the outside of a roof, such as shingles.


  1. roofing

    Roofing is the process, work, or materials involved in constructing, repairing, or replacing the covering or uppermost part of a building or structure that provides protection against weather conditions and external environment. It can also refer to the actual materials used for this purpose, such as shingles, tiles, metal, or other materials.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roofing

    of Roof

  2. Roofingnoun

    the act of covering with a roof

  3. Roofingnoun

    the materials of which a roof is composed; materials for a roof

  4. Roofingnoun

    hence, the roof itself; figuratively, shelter

  5. Roofingnoun

    the wedging, as of a horse or car, against the top of an underground passage

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roofing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roofing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of roofing in a Sentence

  1. Mary Maguire:

    It was a fire on the roof, involving the roof, roofing materials and construction materials. Workers who were on the roof when the fire broke out were able to extricate themselves safely, the call came in at about 10:12 a.m..

  2. Jan Jenisch:

    We want to become the market leader in flat roofing systems. We are currently number four in this fragmented market, we will be significantly increasing The Nashville , Tennessee-based business, we have a lot of opportunities in the core market of the U.S. and then we will expand rapidly into Latin America and also accelerate The Nashville , Tennessee-based business in Europe.

  3. Jeffrey Lewis:

    Since 2013, most of the buildings have received new roofs, other buildings appear to have been gutted and are now in the process of being rebuilt with new roofing.

  4. Brian Vance:

    We can't force people to use metal roofing.

  5. Mark Phillips:

    We were perfectly happy to start with, the houses all had their roofing up. They weren't all completed but they were gradually getting there. They were doing everything slowly but surely.

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