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Definition of "terraced" []

  • Having horizontal flat areas of ground (adjective)
  • (of a street) having a row of usually identical houses with common dividing walls (adjective)
  • (of a property) being one of a row of usually identical houses with common dividing walls (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of terrace. (verb)

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  • Of, relating to, or being a terraced house. (adjective)

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Use "terraced" in a sentence
  • "If the declivity is gentle, it can be drained by sodded, concave avenues; but if too steep for that, it must be benched or terraced, which is more expensive."
  • "The main building and the wings were built in the so-called terraced form; that is to say, the first row of apartments in the main building and in each wing on the court side were but one story high."
  • "The Chinese, however, have invented an ingenious kind of pathway called a "terraced" or "flying" road."