Definition of ridge tile in English:

ridge tile

noun

  • A semicircular or curved tile used in making a roof ridge.

    • ‘He had noticed that several of the ornate clay ridge tiles were loose and their bedding mortar was cracked; he could easily lift several of those tiles.’
    • ‘He said ridge tiles and fences had been ripped up by the whirlwind as it made its way through Ard Mhuire, traveling in the direction of Lullymore.’
    • ‘In relation to Sandtoft's angled ridge tiles, that did not happen.’
    • ‘Tomorrow the banging and clattering overhead will resume as the last of the slate tiles are laid, followed by the ridge tiles.’
    • ‘It looked very grim when the distressed man started to cling on to the ridge tile of the roof with his feet dangling.’
    • ‘Steel spikes will be put up on top of the railings and roof ridge tiles on the wall to make it harder to get a foothold.’
    • ‘They'd fixed one ridge tile in place so that I could see it.’
    • ‘The roof is all finished now apart from a line of cement pointing over the new leading on the chimney stack and a single ridge tile either side to cap it all off.’
    • ‘They discovered he was dealing with two builders who had offered to repair a ridge tile for £5 and then agreed to repoint the chimney stack for £400.’