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Mansard roof

A type of roof containing two sloping planes of different pitch on each of four sides. The lower plane has a much steeper pitch than the upper, often approaching vertical. Contains no gables.

Mastic

An asphalt-based cement used to bond roofing materials. Also known as flashing cement.

Metal drip edge

A narrow strip of non-corrodible metal used at the rake and eave to facilitate water runoff.

Mineral-surfaced roofing

Asphalt shingles and roll roofing that are covered with granules.