verb (used with or without object), ter·raced, ter·rac·ing.
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Origin of terrace
OTHER WORDS FROM terraceter·race·less, adjectiveun·ter·raced, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for terrace
The shelter currently has three floors of living space with eight rooms, a common area and a terrace for recreation.Casa Frida becomes second home for Mexico City’s LGBTQ community|Yariel Valdés González|January 22, 2021|Washington Blade
Rioters who had scaled the scaffolding were on an upper terrace pelting officers with debris from above.
The mob erected a barricade from the debris, using bleacher and scaffolding parts to block officers from moving along the upper terrace.
At the center of allegations about a political cover-up is a nondescript Edwardian terraced house in West London.Alleged U.K. Parliamentary Pedophile Ring Hushed Up for Decades|Nico Hines|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They showed my mother, laughing on a terraced hill, land stitched with olive trees.
“Requiem for the Croppies” Terraced thousands died, shaking scythes at cannon.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Within is the wide ring, sunk in a circular pit of terraced granite crowned by galleries.Spanish Vistas|George Parsons Lathrop
San Antonio de Padua lacks the terraced towers and the pierced campanile.The Old Franciscan Missions Of California|George Wharton James
The ground consisted, for the most part, of terraced fields, commanded by strongly-built sangars.Through Three Campaigns|G. A. Henty
Large handled and terraced basket bowl for sacred meal or water.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson
He pointed to the upper end of the hollow, which was shut in by a wall of terraced rock and cliff.Harley Greenoak's Charge|Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for terrace
- a row of houses, usually identical and having common dividing walls, or the street onto which they face
- (cap when part of a street name)Grosvenor Terrace
- unroofed tiers around a football pitch on which the spectators stand
- the spectators themselves