[ UK /tˈɛɹɪs/ ]
[ US /ˈtɛɹəs/ ]
  1. make into terraces as for cultivation
    The Incas terraced their mountainous land
  2. provide (a house) with a terrace
    We terrassed the country house
  1. a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)
    Grosvenor Terrace
  2. a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
  3. usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
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How To Use terrace In A Sentence

  • If the indoor tables don't satisfy you, and if the weather is right, do ask for a table on the terrace.
  • _The Terrace at Berne_ has been already dealt with, but that mood for epicede, which was so frequent in Mr Arnold, finds in the _Carnac_ stanzas adequate, and in _A Southern Night_ consummate, expression. Matthew Arnold
  • a neatly faced terrace
  • My neighbour lived on the terrace of his building, in a single room surrounded by cotes for his pigeons.
  • The property takes up the bottom two floors of a Grade II-listed Regency terrace and comes with a share of the freehold.
  • The formation of coral terraces is interpreted as the product of approximately uniform long-term uplift superimposed on eustatic changes in sea level.
  • The roof terrace looks down into the Grassmarket, while inside the subdued lighting and dark wooden furniture lends itself to romantic candlelit dinners.
  • Floored with glass, the terrace is also a skylight shedding luminance into the building and down the stairwell.
  • Behind every green hill there's another hill, with eucalyptus groves and banana trees and terraced fields of sweet potato and manioc and corn.
  • There are great views of the Camel estuary from the terrace, where you can eat beautifully simple dishes like lobster risotto with basil and orange. Times, Sunday Times
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