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ter·race

 (tĕr′ĭs)
n.
1.
a. A porch or walkway bordered by colonnades.
b. A platform extending outdoors from a floor of a house or apartment building.
2. An open, often paved area adjacent to a house serving as an outdoor living space; a patio.
3. A raised bank of earth having vertical or sloping sides and a flat top: turning a hillside into a series of ascending terraces for farming.
4. A flat, narrow stretch of ground, often having a steep slope facing a river, lake, or sea.
5.
a. A row of buildings erected on raised ground or on a sloping site.
b. A section of row houses.
c. Abbr. Ter. or Terr. A residential street, especially along the top or slope of a hill.
6. A narrow strip of landscaped earth in the middle of a street.
tr.v. ter·raced, ter·rac·ing, ter·rac·es
1. To provide (a house, for example) with a terrace or terraces.
2. To form (a hillside or sloping lawn, for example) into terraces.

[French, from Old French, from Old Provençal terrassa, from Vulgar Latin *terrācea, feminine of *terrāceus, earthen, from Latin terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

terraced

(ˈtɛrəst)
adj
1. having horizontal flat areas of ground
2. (Building) Brit (of a street) having a row of usually identical houses with common dividing walls
3. (Building) Brit (of a property) being one of a row of usually identical houses with common dividing walls
Translations
stupňovitý
terrasseret
rivi-
nanizan
テラスを設けた
계단식의
terrasserad
ทำให้ลดหลั่นเป็นชั้น
theo dãy

terraced

[ˈterəst] ADJ (= layered) [hillside, garden] → en terrazas, terraplenado; (= in a row) [house, cottage] → adosado
terraced gardensjardines mpl formando terrazas, jardines mpl colgantes

terraced

[ˈtɛrəst] adj
[garden] → en terrasses; [hillside] → en terrassesterrace house terraced house n (British)maison f mitoyenne (faisant partie d'une rangée de maisons identiques)

terraced

adj
hillside etcterrassenförmig or stufenförmig angelegt; gardenin Terrassen angelegt
(esp Brit) streetmit Reihenhäusern; terraced houseReihenhaus nt

terraced

[ˈtɛrɪst] adj (layered, hillside, garden) → terrazzato/a, a terrazze; (in a row, house, cottage) → a schiera

terraced

مُزَوَّدٌ بِشُرْفَة stupňovitý terrasseret terrassenförmig με πεζούλι adosado en hilera, en bancales rivi- en terrasses nanizan a schiera テラスを設けた 계단식의 van terrassen voorzien terrasseformet w zabudowie szeregowej escalonado, ladeado террасированный terrasserad ทำให้ลดหลั่นเป็นชั้น sıra evler theo dãy 梯状的
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Then there came at last the sound for which he had been listening, the rustle of a skirt along the terraced way.
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IT'S an image synonymous with the Welsh Valleys - the traditional terraced houses nestling in their close knit former mining communities Whether in the Rhymney Valley or the Rhondda, the sight of terracing clinging to the sides of hills and mountains is part of our heritage.
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Terraced properties saw their share of all house sales rise by more than any other property over the decade, increasing to 34% from 31%.
It may not be safe to put a terrace behind seats in most modern grounds but maybe they could have a terraced area or even a terrace at the front and the seats on a raised level behind them.
To the north across the bay are the blurred outlines of the Attica and Salamina mountains; to the south are olive groves and low terraced hills, their long borders of stone rubble walls evidence of uninterrupted settlement since antiquity.
The Israelites were nomads, while terraced agriculture required extensive experience and studied familiarity with the Palestinian landscape.
Homer narrates in the Odyssey that Ulysses found his father Laertes "in the vineyard on the terraces", thus confirming that the mountains of Thessaly had been terraced into slopes, and that terraced slopes have been a feature of the Mediterranean agricultural landscape for at least 2,500 years.