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terrace

ter·race

terrace

 
pronunciation:
te rs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a constructed horizontal surface, usu. roofless, that is exterior to a house or other building.
definition 2: a raised, leveled-off section of ground, esp. one in a series of such sections.
definition 3: a flat roof on a house or other building.
definition 4: a small balcony, usu. with a roof.
definition 5: a row of houses or other buildings erected on raised ground or on a slope, or built to achieve a large architectural effect.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: terraced, terraces, terracing
definition: to make into or provide with a terrace or terraces.
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The word terrace contains the following part:
terr, terra Latin root that means earth, land
synonyms:
geo