A terrace may refer to:

  • Terrace (agriculture), a leveled surface
  • Terrace (building), a raised flat platform
  • Terrace (geology), a step-like landform that borders a shoreline or river floodplain
  • Terrace garden, an element where a raised flat paved or gravelled section overlooks a prospect
  • Terraced house, a style of housing where identical individual houses are cojoined into rows
  • Terrace (stadium), standing spectator areas, especially in Europe and South America, or the sloping portion of the outfield in a baseball stadium, not necessarily for seating, but for practical or decorative purposes
  • Fluvial (stream or river) terrace, natural, flat surface or surfaces that border(s) and lies above the floodplain of a stream or river.
  • Tone terracing in phonetics
  • Terrace melodic motion in music
  • Terrace in base, a heraldic ordinary
  • In Indian English, the roof of a building, especially one accessible to the residents for various purposes.


  • Terrace, British Columbia, a community in Canada
  • Terrace, Utah, a ghost town in the Great Salt Lake Desert, United States

Proper names

  • Terraces (Bahá'í), nineteen terraces that beautify the Bahá'í Faith's Shrine of the Bab on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel
  • Terrace F. Club, a Princeton University eating club
  • Terrace (board game), an abstract strategy game played on a terraced board.
  • St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace, a private Christian Brothers school in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, commonly known as Terrace
  • Mutual Street Arena, originally, Arena Gardens, the first artificial ice rink in Toronto, Canada, it was later converted to a roller skating rink bearing the name "The Terrace".

See also

  • The Terrace, a 1963 Argentine film

Other articles related to "terrace":

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 ...
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 ... parapets ascending to 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 ... From the terrace, a large crowd observed the destruction wrought by Boston's Great Molasses Flood of 1919 ...
Cressing Road - Current Format
... of four stands The Main Stand, a 553-seat covered stand with uncovered terrace on either side with a capacity of 735 ... 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) ...
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, leaving behind travertine ...
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 ...

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.)