Definition of Terraces

1. Noun. (plural of terrace) ¹



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Definition of Terraces

1. terrace [v] - See also: terrace

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terraces

terra cotta
terra firma
terra incognita
terra japonica
terra nullius
terra preta
terra sigillata
terrace
terrace chant
terraced
terraced house
terraced houses
terraceless
terracelike
terraceous
terraces (current term)
terracing
terracings
terracotta
terracottalike
terracottas
terraculture
terrae
terraform
terraformed
terraformer
terraforming
terraforms
terrain
terrain flight

Literary usage of Terraces

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1. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The heads of the terraces follow, at a respectful distance, the head of the ... The second and subsequent flood-plains and the terraces to which they give ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The second and subsequent flood-plains and the terraces to which they give ... terraces developed by the normal activities of a stream are always low, ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"1 Alluvial Meadow, with E, river ; 2 and 3, River terraces of coarser materials ; 4. ... The river terraces are distinguished both from lake terraces and ..."

4. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"STREAM terraces Later episodes in the history of the Columbia Plateaus are inferred from the gravel deposits associated with the streams in the form of ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"The terraces are found to be readily arranged in three groups, viz. : The Silt terraces, which rise from 5 to 175 feet above the present stream, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"The terraces are found to be readily arranged in three groups, viz.: The Silt terraces, which rise from 5 to 175 feet above the present stream, ..."

7. Geographical Essays by William Morris Davis (1909)
"XXI RIVER terraces IN NEW ENGLAND I. GENERAL STATEMENT Theories of River terraces. The terraces carved by streams in the washed drift of our valleys have ..."

8. Rivers of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and Geology by Israel Cook Russell (1898)
"The presence of terraces on the borders of stream-cut valleys suggests that they ... Certain stream terraces have been formed by excavation, others are the ..."

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