1 usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence [syn: patio]
2 a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below) [syn: bench]
3 a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
1 provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house" [syn: terrasse]
2 make into terraces as for cultivation; "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"
- /ˈtɛɹəs/, /"tEr@s/
- Rhymes: -ɛrəs
- A platform that extends outwards from a building.
- A raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides, especially one of a series for farming or leisure; a similar natural area of ground, often next to a river.
- A row of residential houses with no gaps between them; a group of row houses.
- The standing area at a football ground.
- To provide something with a terrace.
- To form something into a terrace.
A terrace may refer to:
- Terrace (agriculture),Terrace (building), a raised flat platform
- Terrace deposit, geological term for a flat platform of land
- Terrace (gardening), an element where a raised flat paved or gravelled section overlooks a prospect
- Terraced house, a style of housing where identical individual houses are cojoined into rows
- Terrace (stadium), standing spectator areas, especially in the United Kingdom and Ireland, or the sloping portion of the outfield in a baseball stadium, not necessarily for seating, but for practical or decorative purposes
- Stream terrace, sediment from an old stream, usually in an elevated aspect relative to the current streamway
- Tone terracing in phonetics
- Terrace melodic motion in music
- Terraces (Bahá'í), nineteen terraces that beautify the Bahá'í Faith's Shrine of the Bab on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel
- Terrace, British Columbia, a community in Canada
- Terrace Club, a Princeton University eating club
- Terrace (board game), an abstract strategy game
- St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace, a School in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
terrace in German: Terrasse
terrace in Esperanto: Teraso
terrace in French: Terrasse
terrace in Lithuanian: Terasa
terrace in Dutch: Terras
terrace in Polish: Taras
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