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How to Pronounce rafter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "rafter" is [ɹˈaftə], [ɹˈaftə], [ɹ_ˈa_f_t_ə].

What are the misspellings for rafter?

"Rafter" in context

A rafter is an architectural element of a structure that supports the roof. It can also refer to the sloped sides of a pitched roof. Rafters run from the ridge pole to the eaves and form an inverted V-shaped or triangular shape. Traditionally, rafters were made of wood, but modern building techniques often use metal or engineered wood products. The size of the rafters will depend on the type of roof and the building's proposed use and purpose. Properly installed rafters will ensure the buildings stability and form the basis for a stable roof structure.

What are similar-sounding words for rafter?

Usage over time for rafter:

This graph shows how "rafter" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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