terracing

[ ter-uh-sing ]
/ ˈtɛr ə sɪŋ /

noun

something formed as a terrace.
a system of terraces.
the act or process of making terraces.

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Origin of terracing

First recorded in 1780–90; terrace + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for terracing

terracing
/ (ˈtɛrəsɪŋ) /

noun

a series of terraces, esp one dividing a slope into a steplike system of flat narrow fields
the act of making a terrace or terraces
another name for terrace (def. 7a)
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