gable wall

Definitions of gable wall
  1. noun
    the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    synonyms: gable, gable end
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    types:
    bell gable
    an extension of a gable that serves as a bell cote
    corbie gable
    (architecture) a gable having corbie-steps or corbel steps
    pediment
    a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a sloping roof
    type of:
    wall
    an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
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