n.1.A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure.
2.A balcony, especially a large and uncovered one.
3.A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.
4.A street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses.
5.(Geol.) A level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea.
Terrace epoch
(Geol.) See Drift epoch, under Drift, a.
v. t.1.To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building.
[imp. & p. p. Terraced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Terracing .]
Noun1.Terraceterrace - usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
Synonyms: patio
2.terrace - a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
Synonyms: bench
3.terrace - a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
Verb1.terrace - provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house"
Synonyms: terrasse
2.terrace - make into terraces as for cultivation; "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"
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Translate Terrace to Spanish, Translate Terrace to German, Translate Terrace to French
terra alba
terra cotta
Terra di Sienna
terra firma
Terra incognita
Terra Japonica
Terra Lemnia
Terra ponderosa
terra sigillata
Terra transit cum onere
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Terrace epoch
terraced house
Terrae filius
terrain flight
terrain intelligence
Terrapene ornata
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