What is terrace?

  • (noun): A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).
    Synonyms: bench
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on terrace:

Lake Terrace
... Lake Terrace or Lake terrace may refer to Lake Terrace (skyscraper), a building in Dubai ... Lake Terrace/Lake Oaks, New Orleans, a neighborhood of New Orleans Lake (lacustrine) terrace, the former shoreline of a lake ...
Lijiang City - Nearby
... Some tens of miles north of Lijiang is the Baishui Terrace (白水台 Baishuitai, literally "White Water Terrace") is an area where spring water flows over a sinter terrace ...
Copp's Hill Terrace
... Copp's Hill Terrace is an historic terrace and park between Commercial and Charter Streets west of Jackson Place on Copp's Hill in Boston, Massachusetts near Copp's Hill Burying Ground ... a large plaza overlooking Commercial Street and the Mystic River, the terrace was designed in the 1890s by landscape architect Charles Eliot of Olmsted, Olmsted and Eliot, and built by Boston contractor ... From the terrace, a large crowd observed the destruction wrought by Boston's Great Molasses Flood of 1919 ...
Cressing Road - Current Format
... The Clubhouse End, an 803-capacity uncovered terrace ... The Quag End, with a 761-capacity terrace (of which 357 is covered) The Cressing Road side, a 1,296-capacity terrace (of which 862 is covered) ...
Terrace, Utah
... Terrace is a ghost town, located in the Great Salt Lake Desert in west-central Box Elder County, Utah, United States ... Terrace was dependent on the railroad throughout its history ... The new route bypassed Terrace, and the tracks through town became a little-used branchline ...

More definitions of "terrace":

  • (verb): Make into terraces as for cultivation.
    Example: "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"
  • (noun): Usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence.
    Synonyms: patio
  • (verb): Provide (a house) with a terrace.
    Synonyms: terrasse
  • (noun): A row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face).
    Example: "Grosvenor Terrace"

Famous quotes containing the word terrace:

    A tree that can fill the span of a man’s arms
    Grows from a downy tip;
    A terrace nine stories high
    Rises from hodfuls of earth;
    A journey of a thousand miles
    Starts from beneath one’s feet.
    Lao-Tzu (6th century B.C.)