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Definition of Terrace

Terrace
Terrace Ter"race, n. [F. terrasse (cf. Sp. terraza, It. terrazza), fr. L. terra the earth, probably for tersa, originally meaning, dry land, and akin to torrere to parch, E. torrid, and thirst. See Thirst, and cf. Fumitory, Inter, v., Patterre, Terrier, Trass, Tureen, Turmeric.] 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. Note: Many rivers are bordered by a series of terraces at different levels, indicating the flood plains at successive periods in their history. Terrace epoch. (Geol.) See Drift epoch, under Drift, a.

Meaning of Terrace from wikipedia

- Terrace may refer to: Terrace (agriculture), a leveled surface built into the landscape for agriculture or salt production Terrace (building), a raised...
- landscaping, therefore, is called terracing. Graduated terrace steps are commonly used to farm on hilly or mountainous terrain. Terraced fields decrease both erosion...
- love: the first three terraces of Purgatory relate to perverted love directed towards actual harm of others, the fourth terrace relates to deficient love...
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- Fluvial terraces are elongated terraces that flank the sides of floodplains and fluvial valleys all over the world. They consist of a relatively level...
- In geology, a terrace is a step-like landform. A terrace consists of a flat or gently sloping geomorphic surface, called a tread, that is typically bounded...
- Terrace Jamahl Martin (born December 28, 1978) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor from Los Angeles, California...
- In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe...
- Evergreen Terrace is a five-piece American hardcore punk band from Jacksonville, Florida. Formed in 1999, they are named after the street inhabited by...
- Lakeview Terrace is a 2008 American neo noir thriller film directed by Neil LaBute, written by David Loughery and Howard Korder, and co-produced by Will...