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 (tə-răz′ō, tĕ-rät′sō)
A flooring material of marble or stone chips set in mortar and polished when dry.

[Italian, perhaps from Old Provençal terrassa, terrace; see terrace.]
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(Building) a floor or wall finish made by setting marble or other stone chips into a layer of mortar and polishing the surface
[C20: from Italian: terrace]
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(təˈrɑ tsoʊ, -ˈræz oʊ)

a mosaic flooring or paving composed of chips of broken stone, usu. marble, and cement.
[1895–1900; < Italian: balcony, terraced or flat roof < Vulgar Latin *terrāceus]
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[teˈrætsəʊ] Nterrazo m
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nTerrazzo m
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-- founded in 1942 by pioneering Egyptian industrialist Ibrahim Abdel Hafiz -- is one of the largest manufacturers of high-quality cement and terrazzo tiles in Egypt and the region.
White cement terrazzo combines the lasting beauty of marble with the strength and durability of concrete, according to India-based leading cement company, JK Cement.
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