Definition of Mansard in English :

Define Mansard in English

Mansard meaning in English

Meaning of Mansard in English

Pronunciation of Mansard in English

Mansard pronunciation in English

Pronounce Mansard in English


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1. mansard, mansard roof

a hip roof having two slopes on each side


2. mansard

(of a roof) having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper

Example Sentences:
'the story formed by a mansard roof is usually called the garret'

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see synonyms of mansard
1. Also called: mansard roof
a roof having two slopes on both sides and both ends, the lower slopes being steeper than the upper
Compare gambrel roof
an attic having such a roof

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see synonyms of mansard
The upper story formed by the lower slope of a mansard roof.

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