Definition of Terrace in English :

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Terrace meaning in English

Meaning of Terrace in English

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Terrace

see synonyms of terrace

Noun

1. patio, terrace

usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

2. bench, terrace

a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

3. terrace

a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)

Example Sentences:
'Grosvenor Terrace'

Verb

4. terrace, terrasse

provide (a house) with a terrace

Example Sentences:
'We terrassed the country house'

5. terrace

make into terraces as for cultivation

Example Sentences:
'The Incas terraced their mountainous land'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Terrace

see synonyms of terrace
noun
1. 
a horizontal flat area of ground, often one of a series in a slope
2. 
a. 
a row of houses, usually identical and having common dividing walls, or the street onto which they face
b. 
(cap when part of a street name)
Grosvenor Terrace
3. 
a paved area alongside a building, serving partly as a garden
4. 
a balcony or patio
5. 
the flat roof of a house built in a Spanish or Oriental style
6. 
a flat area bounded by a short steep slope formed by the down-cutting of a river or by erosion
7. (usually plural)
a. 
unroofed tiers around a football pitch on which the spectators stand
b. 
the spectators themselves
verb
8. (transitive)
to make into or provide with a terrace or terraces

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Terrace

see synonyms of terrace
noun
1. 
a. 
a raised, flat mound of earth with sloping sides
b. 
any of a series of flat platforms of earth with sloping sides, rising one above the other, as on a hillside
c. 
a geologic formation of this nature
2. 
an unroofed, paved area, immediately adjacent to a house, etc. and usually overlooking a lawn or garden
3. 
a. 
a gallery, portico, or colonnade
b. 
a usually spacious veranda; piazza
4. 
a small, usually roofed balcony, as outside an apartment
5. 
a flat roof, esp. of a house of Spanish or Middle Eastern architecture
6. 
a. 
a line of houses, esp. of row houses, on ground raised from the street
b. 
a street in front of such houses
often used in street names
7.  US
a parklike strip in the middle of a boulevard, etc.
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈterraced or ˈterracing
8. 
to form into, lay out in, or surround with a terrace or terraces

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Terrace

see synonyms of terrace
n.
1.
a. A porch or walkway bordered by colonnades.
b. A platform extending outdoors from a floor of a house or apartment building.
2. An open, often paved area adjacent to a house serving as an outdoor living space; a patio.
3. A raised bank of earth having vertical or sloping sides and a flat top: turning a hillside into a series of ascending terraces for farming.
4. A flat, narrow stretch of ground, often having a steep slope facing a river, lake, or sea.
5.
a. A row of buildings erected on raised ground or on a sloping site.
b. A section of row houses.
c. Abbr. Ter. or Terr. A residential street, especially along the top or slope of a hill.
6. A narrow strip of landscaped earth in the middle of a street.
tr.v. ter·raced, ter·rac·ing, ter·rac·es
1. To provide (a house, for example) with a terrace or terraces.
2. To form (a hillside or sloping lawn, for example) into terraces.

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