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Synonyms for shingle

building material used as siding or roofing

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coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)

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a small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e

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cover with shingles

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And he nailed that shingle to a lath, and stood the lath up four or five foot in front of the wigwam.
One day, as we trotted out of a large village into a shady bit of road, I saw on our left hand a low, black cottage, with diamond panes in the windows, a creeper on the end wall, a roof of shingle, and some roses climbing on the rickety trellis-work of the tiny porch.
Not a whisper, not a splash, not a stir of the shingle, not a footstep, not a sigh came up from the earth be- low--never a sign of life but the scent of climbing jasmine; and Kennedy's voice, speaking behind me, passed through the wide casement, to vanish out- side in a chill and sumptuous stillness.
Bygrave, Miss Bygrave; North Shingles Villa, Aldborough.' Upon my life, it reads remarkably well!
Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
Kelleher said that when the roof is complete, it should look much like the shingle roof of the Small House.
If you'd like a roof that will outlast a conventional asphalt shingle roof and is made from environmentally friendly roofing materials, consider the products outlined here.
Asphalt shingle roofs typically have life expectancies of 20 to 25 years, while roofs installed over existing layers of shingles may need to be replaced after 20 years.
The thickness of shingle is two and half or three centimetres.
The surfaces were first cleaned of debris, and then the preservative solution was liberally brushed on the surface with particular attention paid to the butts of the shingle as well as any joints between individual shingles.
Haag's 4.09 Shingle Gauge[R] and 1.12 Shingle Gauge[R] have very similar names.
Orillia, Canada, September 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Roofing for Less Orillia, Barrie, Midland, Newmarket, Bracebridge, and Gravenhurst's leading roofing, siding, and eavestrough installation company, is announcing the benefits of using fibreglass shingles, as opposed to asphalt or any other shingle type.
Every shingle brand has its own nailing pattern requirement.
Example 3: Z owns a building which has a wooden shingle roof.