Definition of terracing in English:


Line breaks: ter|ra¦cing
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrəsɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Terraced ground.
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    • 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
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    • 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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