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terrace US English

A level paved area or platform next to a building; a patio or veranda

terrace US Thesaurus

dinner on the terrace

mid-terrace US English

Denoting a house that is in the middle of a terrace of houses

river terrace US English

Each of a series of raised terraces alongside a river that are the remnants of former flood plains, river beds, etc., formed during earlier periods of erosion and deposition.

rock terrace US English

A horizontal shelf of rock; specifically one forming a river terrace.

marine terrace US English

= wave-cut platform.

cultivation terrace US English

A level strip of land formed either naturally or artificially on a cultivated hillside; a lynchet.

altiplanation terrace in altiplanation US English

Levelling of the ground as a result of alternate freezing and thawing of soil or rock; = cryoplanation. Usually attributive, especially in altiplanation terrace.

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