Translation of "roof" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ruːf/

the covering that forms the top of a building, vehicle,

The house has a sloping/flat/tiled/thatched/etc. roof. 这所房子是斜顶/平顶/瓦顶/茅草等屋顶。
Put the luggage on the roof of the car. 把行李放在车顶上。
The roof (= upper surface) of the cave is 50 metres up. 洞顶距地面有50米高。
This cake is so dry that it sticks to the roof of your mouth (= upper surface of the mouth). 这蛋糕很干,吃的时候会粘在上颚上。

(Translation of “roof noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)