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Verb
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terraces, plural;
  1. Make or form (sloping land) into a number of level flat areas resembling a series of steps

Noun
  1. A level paved area or platform next to a building; a patio or veranda

  2. Each of a series of flat areas made on a slope, used for cultivation

  3. A natural horizontal shelflike formation, such as a raised beach

  4. A block of row houses

  5. A row house


  1. patio: usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
  2. provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house"
  3. a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
  4. make into terraces as for cultivation; "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"
  5. a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
  6. In agriculture, a terrace is designed to slow or prevent the rapid run-off of irrigation water. Often such land is formed into multiple terraces, giving a stepped appearance. ...
  7. In architecture and city planning, a terrace(d), row house, linked house or townhouse (though the last term can also refer to patio houses) is a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the late 17th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls. ...
  8. Terrace is an award-winning strategy game played by two, three, or four players on a multi-leveled 8×8 (or, more recently, 6×6) board. It is most widely known for also being a prop in the American television series ''''.
  9. A terrace is an outdoor, occupiable extension of a building above ground level. Although its physical characteristics may vary to a great degree, a terrace will generally be larger than a balcony and will have an "open-top" facing the sky. ...
  10. In gardening, a terrace is an element where a raised flat paved or gravelled section overlooks a prospect. A raised terrace keeps a house dry and provides a transition between the hard materials of the architecture and softer ones of the garden.
  11. A terrace is a geological term for a step-like landform that borders a shoreline or river floodplain and represents the former position of either a floodplain or the shoreline of a lake, sea, or ocean. ...
  12. A platform that extends outwards from a building; A raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides, especially one of a series for farming or leisure; a similar natural area of ground, often next to a river; A row of residential houses with no gaps between them; a group of row houses; The ...
  13. (Terraced) Property where both side walls are shared with adjoining properties.
  14. (Terraces) Artificially leveled areas on slopes.
  15. (Terraces) are used in farming to cultivate sloped land. Graduated terrace steps are commonly used to farm on hilly or mountainous terrain. Terraced fields decrease erosion and surface runoff, and are effective for growing crops requiring much water, such as rice. ...
  16. (Terraces) earthen embankments, ridges or ridge-and-channels built across a slope to intercept runoff water and reduce soil erosion.
  17. (Terraces) worked agricultural platforms following the terrains of hills and mountains, extensively found throughout Peru and Bolivia.
  18. (Terracing) The process of building walls to hold the soil in place on a sloped landscape.
  19. (Terracing) This agricultural technique aids in planting along sleep slopes by breaking each slope into a series of slopes that are shorter and less steep, slowing down runoff and preventing water erosion.^[11]
  20. (Terracing) USE Terrace cropping
  21. (terracing) Shaping the land to create level shelves of earth to hold water and soil; requires extensive hand labor or expensive machinery, but it enables farmers to farm very steep hillsides.
  22. Terracing is a technique used to allow the cultivation of crops on steep slopes. Normally it is not possible to grow crops on steep slopes because of the difficulties encountered when planting and harvesting on such slopes, and since steep slopes cause erosion or cannot retain sufficient ...
  23. A terrace can be several things: an unroofed paved area right next to a house; a roofed balcony; a veranda; or a raised bed of earth constructed to enhance a landscape.
  24. A broad channel, bench, or embankment constructed across the slope to intercept runoff and detain or channel it to protected outlets, thereby reducing erosion from agricultural areas.
  25. a series of flat platforms of soil on the side of a hill, rising one above the other.