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English translation: shed roof

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Spanish term or phrase:techo de una sola caída
English translation:shed roof
Entered by: Mauricio Coitiño
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19:23 Feb 5, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Architecture / descripción de construcciones (guía turística)
Spanish term or phrase: techo de una sola caída
Algunos recintos funerarios son de dos pisos con techos a dos aguas y otros con techo de una sola caída, y su construcción es de piedra asentada sobre mortero de barro.

I know (but please correct me if I'm wrong) "techo a dos aguas" is "gable roof", but what is the correct term for "techo de una sola caida"?
Thanks for your help!
Claudia Luque Bedregal
Peru
Local time: 17:30
shed roof
Explanation:
Gable/Shed Roofs- [ Traduzca esta página ]A gable roof has two opposite slopes that meet at the ridge while a shed roof slopes in one direction only. Easy Rafters is designed to calculate shed ...
www.easyrafters.com/gableshed.htm - 2k


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Note added at 29 minutos (2007-02-05 19:52:28 GMT)
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Shed Roof - Glossary - Construction International- [ Traduzca esta página ]Shed Roof - Glossary Term. A roof that contains only 1 slopping plane. Improve this term ». [Home] · [Suppliers A-Z] · [Articles] · [Products and Services] ...
www.construction-int.com/glossary/shed-roof - 6k
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Mauricio Coitiño
Uruguay
Local time: 19:30
Grading comment
muchas gracias Mauricio
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +4single slope roof
Noni Gilbert
4 +3shed roof
Mauricio Coitiño
5SHED roofChristian Nielsen-Palacios
3 +2single pitch roof
John Rawlins
4lean-to roof
Mike Fuentes


Discussion entries: 1





  

Answers


16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
single slope roof


Explanation:
Gable roof causes some debate - there are those who use it to describe a double slope roof, but other consider that the gable is the " the vertical part of the end wall of a building contained within the roof slope, usually triangular but can be any "roof" shape " http://www.trp.dundee.ac.uk/research/glossary/gable.html

Noni Gilbert
Local time: 00:30
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 80

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Surtees
4 mins
  -> Thanks Surtees!

agree  xxxmediamatrix: Also known as a 'single pan' roof, I believe. (Note: 'pan', not 'span' - although 'span' would make sense, too).
35 mins
  -> Thanks mediamatrix!

agree  Claudia Vera
4 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  PeterIII: agree
8 hrs
  -> Thanks!
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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
lean-to roof


Explanation:
Another option for incline roof

Mike Fuentes
Mexico
Local time: 17:30
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  xxxmediamatrix: A lean-to roof is usually supported by ('leans against') a wall that extends above the roof-line; it is a specific form of single-slope roof that 'may' not be exactly what the source text refers to.
21 mins
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
shed roof


Explanation:
Gable/Shed Roofs- [ Traduzca esta página ]A gable roof has two opposite slopes that meet at the ridge while a shed roof slopes in one direction only. Easy Rafters is designed to calculate shed ...
www.easyrafters.com/gableshed.htm - 2k


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Note added at 29 minutos (2007-02-05 19:52:28 GMT)
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Shed Roof - Glossary - Construction International- [ Traduzca esta página ]Shed Roof - Glossary Term. A roof that contains only 1 slopping plane. Improve this term ». [Home] · [Suppliers A-Z] · [Articles] · [Products and Services] ...
www.construction-int.com/glossary/shed-roof - 6k


Mauricio Coitiño
Uruguay
Local time: 19:30
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
muchas gracias Mauricio

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christian Nielsen-Palacios: 100% de acuerdo
4 hrs
  -> Gracias Christian.

agree  Daniel Burns
7 hrs
  -> Gracias Daniel.

agree  bigedsenior
1 day5 hrs
  -> Gracias
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
single pitch roof


Explanation:
I believe this is probably the same as a single slope roof - or shed roof.


    Reference: http://www.britannica.com/eb/topic-545971/single-pitch-roof
John Rawlins
Spain
Local time: 00:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  PeterIII: agree
6 hrs
  -> thanks Peter

agree  Noni Gilbert: Yes, quite so.
11 hrs
  -> thanks aceavila
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
SHED roof


Explanation:
Asi lo decimos los arquitectos en EEUU

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Note added at 5 hrs (2007-02-06 00:36:39 GMT)
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acabo de ver que ya Mauricio lo habia dicho....

Christian Nielsen-Palacios
United States
Local time: 18:30
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 55
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