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Definition of Terras

Terras
Terras Ter"ras, n. (Min.) See ?rass.
terras
Trass Trass, n. [D. tras or Gr. trass, probably fr. It. terrazzo terrace. See Terrace.] (Geol.) A white to gray volcanic tufa, formed of decomposed trachytic cinders; -- sometimes used as a cement. Hence, a coarse sort of plaster or mortar, durable in water, and used to line cisterns and other reservoirs of water. [Formerly written also tarras, tarrace, terras.] Note: The Dutch trass is made by burning and grinding a soft grayish rock found on the lower Rhine.
Terra
Terra Ter"ra, n. [It. & L. See Terrace.] The earth; earth. Terra alba [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia. It is sometimes used to adulterate certain foods, spices, candies, paints, etc. Terra cotta. [It., fr. terra earth + cotta, fem. of cotto cooked, L. coctus, p. p. of coquere to cook. See Cook, n.] Baked clay; a kind of hard pottery used for statues, architectural decorations, figures, vases, and the like. Terr[ae] filius [L., son of the earth], formerly, one appointed to write a satirical Latin poem at the public acts in the University of Oxford; -- not unlike the prevaricator at Cambridge, England. Terra firma [L.], firm or solid earth, as opposed to water. Terra Japonica. [NL.] Same as Gambier. It was formerly supposed to be a kind of earth from Japan. Terra Lemnia [L., Lemnian earth], Lemnian earth. See under Lemnian. Terra ponderosa [L., ponderous earth] (Min.), barite, or heavy spar. Terra di Sienna. See Sienna.

Meaning of Terras from wikipedia

- Terras may refer to: Terras de Bouro, a muni****lity in Portugal Terras Salgadas, a geographical feature in southeastern Cape Verde Terras Bridge, Cornwall...
- Terra is the Latin/Italian/Portuguese term for Earth or land. Terra may also refer to: Terra (mythology), primeval Roman goddess An alternate name for...
- form saw the Terras only secure safety on the penultimate day of the season with a 2–1 victory at home to Hitchin Town. That season the Terras also made...
- Terras". Tennis Australia. "On a beaucoup pleuré à Beaublanc" (in French). La Montagne. 11 February 2013. "Wimbledon players archiveEvelyn Terras"...
- Riho Terras (born 17 April 1967) is an Estonian Army general and former Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces. Terras briefly served as the Chief of...
- Mathematics. Terras, Audrey (1985). Harmonic Analysis on Symmetric Spaces and Applications. 1. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-0-387-96159-0. Terras, Audrey...
- Terra firma ("solid earth" in Latin) may refer to: Solid earth, the planet's solid surface and its interior Terra firma forest, moist tropical forest...
- Artur Terras (18 February 1901 – 23 November 1963) was an Estonian lawyer and politician who was the mayor of Tallinn from 24 August 1941 to September...
- word eorðe was already being used to translate the many senses of Latin terra and Gr**** γῆ gē: the ground, its soil, dry land, the human world, the surface...
- the rivers Cávado and Homem, in the area known thereafter as Terras de Boiro or Terras de Bouro (Lands of the Buri). Administratively, the muni****lity...
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