Definition of terracing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrəsɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1Terraced ground.
Example sentences
  • The Sidamo, who have a highly developed agriculture including ploughing with oxen and terracing of fields, produce the famous Ethiopian coffee of their name.
  • The Banaue creations, covering thousands of hectares, are the world's finest example of rice terracing.
  • The original garden had no terracing and the slope of the lawn was proving too difficult to maintain.
2British Wide, shallow steps used to provide standing room for spectators in a stadium: the ground’s combination of safe seating and terracing
More example sentences
  • The grandstand's terracing now provides more space for spectators to view the racing.
  • Field tickets give access to the open terracing of the stadium.
  • The existing West Stand at Huntington Stadium, currently covered terracing, would be turned into a 1,537 all-seater stand with new food kiosks built.

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