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rood screen an ornamental screen or partition, usu. surmounted by a crucifix, that separates the choir or chancel from the nave of a church.
roof the surface or structure covering the top of a building. [3 definitions]
roofer a person who makes or repairs roofs.
roof garden a garden on the flat roof of an apartment house, hotel, or the like. [2 definitions]
roofing materials used for making a roof. [2 definitions]
roofless combined form of roof.
rooftop the roof of a building, esp. its upper surface.
rooftree a horizontal beam running the length of a roof at its peak; ridgepole.
rook1 a black European bird, related to and resembling the crow, that nests in treetops in flocks. [2 definitions]
rook2 a chess piece that can move over any number of empty squares sideways or forward and backward; castle.
rookery a breeding and nesting place for rooks.
rookie a beginner, esp. a professional athlete in his or her first season on a team. [2 definitions]
room space that is occupied or available for occupation. [6 definitions]
room and board lodging and meals, as provided by a boarding house, dormitory, or the like.
room clerk a hotel or motel clerk who registers guests at the front desk, sorts mail, provides information, and the like.
roomer a person who lives in a rented room; lodger.
roomette a small private sleeping compartment on a train.
roomful the amount or number that a room can hold.
rooming house a small commercial establishment that rents furnished rooms, and sometimes provides meals, to lodgers.
roommate one who shares another's room or lodgings.
room temperature a comfortable indoor temperature or the temperature prevailing indoors without excessive heating or chilling.