a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
an upper limit on what is allowed
the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space
provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
The cover of any building, including the roofing (see roofing) and all the materials and construction necessary to carry and maintain the same upon the walls or other uprights. in the case of a building with vaulted ceilings protected by an outer roof, some writers call the vault the roof, and the outer protection the roof mask. it is better, however, to consider the vault as the ceiling only, in cases where it has farther covering.
That which resembles, or corresponds to, the covering or the ceiling of a house; as, the roof of a cavern; the roof of the mouth.
The surface or bed of rock immediately overlying a bed of coal or a flat vein.