a mansard roof the sides of which are nearly perpendicular.
noun 1. .
- French scale
French scale n. A scale for grading sizes of sounds, tubules, catheters, and other tubular devices. Also called Charrière scale.
noun, Sewing. 1. a seam in which the raw edges of the cloth are completely covered by sewing them together, first on the right side, then on the wrong. noun 1. a seam in which the edges are not visible
noun, Canadian. 1. either of two stretches of coastline inhabited mainly by Francophone Canadians: the W coast of Newfoundland and the SW coast of Nova Scotia between Yarmouth and Digby.