Definition of Terracing

1. Verb. (present participle of terrace) ¹

2. Noun. The formation of terraces ¹

3. Noun. A terraced structure ¹

4. Noun. A series of terraces ¹

5. Noun. A stand with a series of tiers ¹

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Definition of Terracing

1. terrace [v] - See also: terrace

Lexicographical Neighbors of Terracing

terra firma
terra incognita
terra japonica
terra nullius
terra preta
terra sigillata
terrace chant
terraced house
terraced houses
terracing (current term)
terrain flight
terrain intelligence

Literary usage of Terracing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"of denudation; but it by no means follows that Playfair, or, indeed, all who have just been cited, viewed river-terracing aa impossible apart from ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The system of rice cultivation, by terracing the sides of these slopes, has been described in the article on HAZARIBAGH DISTRICT. Three principal crops of ..."

3. Garden Planning by William Snow Rogers (1911)
"terracing — sectional view Thus, if terracing is done with a view to obtaining level stretches, the beds and borders will be hidden from sight until the ..."

4. The Conservation of Natural Resources in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1910)
"Contour plowing and terracing are already extensively practiced upon the Piedmont Plateau, where in general the slopes are steep. ..."

5. Culture of the Grape by William Chamberlain Strong (1867)
"In case the situation is a hillside, the question of terracing will arise. ... A partial terracing may be done without great expense, provided a sufficient ..."

6. Farm Science: A Foundation Textbook on Agriculture by William Jasper Spillman (1918)
"terracing Definition of terrace. Strictly speaking, a terrace is a level or nearly level strip of land running across the face of a hill. ..."

7. Across Chrysê: Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the by Archibald Ross Colquhoun (1883)
"... peasantry— The husband's return—A welcome—Avoiding curiosity—Difference of dialects—Paucity of population—terracing hill-sides—Heavy manuring—Primitive ..."

8. The Riviera by William Scott (1907)
"... the way of terracing and cultivating steep slopes, which to a Northerner would seem utterly incapable of cultivation, might well go to Corniglia simply ..."

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