Translation of terrace in Spanish:


terraza, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛrəs//ˈtɛrəs/


  • 1

    terraza feminine
    • A smaller (but steeper) secondary staircase leads up from the living area to a roof terrace.
    • All blocks benefit from the shading effect of a huge glass roof that rests gently and lightly on the various buildings above a panoramic terrace.
    • A very likely source of intrusion in holiday properties is the door from the roof terrace or patio, so triple deadlocked doors should be fitted by a security company.
    • In fact, many of the finest homes in America are graced with courtyards, terraces, garden paths and drives paved with brick.
    • In terraces paved with combined materials, the length of durability varies, so the surface must be checked regularly.
    • Outdoor space is maximised on the tight site, with a large external courtyard off the ground floor waiting area and an outdoor terrace off community health on the first floor.
    • Each apartment is unique in style and elevation and the majority have patios, balconies or terraces.
    • A series of columns registers the space within the living room while others outside define a deck and an outdoor terrace.
    • Floored with glass, the terrace is also a skylight shedding luminance into the building and down the stairwell.
    • The developers have also installed a barbecue area, deck, terraces, a putting green and walkways in the grounds.
    • The perforated sheets reappear both outside in the jambs of terraces cut into the building and inside as stylish balustrades.
    • Most of the apartments have patios, balconies or terraces, while parking for both residents and visitors is provided.
    • Once an ancient townhouse, Ksantan's owners have converted the building's exceptional wooden architecture into a restaurant with garden patio, two terraces and bar.
    • The terraces ingeniously serve as walkways along the north facade and as private balconies on the sunny, south side.
    • Except for the lofts, each unit opens to a private terrace and the plant-filled courtyard at the rear.
    • Gaps between the units form plazas and terraces overlooking the ocean.
    • From the front door a stone walk extends through the house and out a pair of patio doors to the terrace.
    • The pavilion opens onto an extensive lawn, a paved terrace and the public areas of Casuarina Beach.
    • On the second floor, a long terrace encircles the courtyard at the center of which stands a typical Spanish-inspired fountain.
    • The roof terrace serves as an outdoor studio and also as a place for entertaining.
  • 2US

    terraza feminine
  • 3

    (on hillside)
    terraza feminine
    bancal masculine
    • These terraces consist of a series of stone walls cascading down the side of steep slopes to keep small garden strips from being washed away.
    • After Hardwar the valleys would occasionally widen into a great green opera of cultivation terraces, falling away like the tiers of a Greek amphitheatre into the convex bowl of the mountainside.
    • Chalcatzingo had many Olmec features in addition to the rock carvings, including crypt burials, human sacrifice, and the use of cultivation terraces.
    • Archaeologists have assumed that Mill Creek agricultural fields were located on easily cultivated alluvial stream terraces.
    • The growing areas are divided into terraces to prevent the crops from sliding downhill.
    • The garden, which slopes away from the house, was parceled into a series of terraces to maximize the usable area.
    • The plants grow wild in or on the banks of mountain streams and are cultivated in flooded mountain terraces.
    • Carve a new series of terraces into the slope for easy planting.
    • Here, the snow peaks of the Karakorums widen and thaw into a landslide of cultivation terraces.
    • Vetiver grass lines terraces in the gardens, to trap valuable topsoil in the beds.
    • The number and spacing of terraces depend on the soil type, slope, and cropping practices.
    • On steep topography, the filter area should be a gradient terrace with a slope that will not allow erosion.
    • The 12 million population paid their taxes in work: a billion man-hours a year to build temples, fortresses, agricultural terraces, and roads.
    • After weeks in the heat and dust of the plains, we smelt for the first time the chlorophyll scent of ripe crops: terrace upon terrace of salad-green rice paddy.
    • Most terraces are drained by grassed waterways designed to convey excess water to stream channels without erosion.
    • From the 10th century vines were at last being planted on slopes in terraces, with low walls to prevent soil erosion.
    • Stalk borer damage in corn commonly is confined to occasional plants in the first few rows near field margins, fence rows, grass terraces and waterways.
    • On sloping terrain, they can create level terraces to extend the cultivated area.
    • Soil accumulates behind the rigid leaves of the vetiver grass, and eventually forms stable terraces on which crops can be grown.
    • The 12m x 12m plot tapered towards the rear and was made up of a series of terraces, subdivided into rhomboid shaped beds.
  • 4British

    (row of houses)
    hilera de casas adosadas
    • Jim Loughman, aged 70, is in one of three houses in the terrace still owned by Limerick City Council.
  • 5terraces plural

    gradas feminine
    tribunas feminine Southern Cone
    • Last year, Fulham played Premiership football at a ground with terraces.
    • At the stadium, I stand in what's called the VIP area, crammed together with other directors' guests at the top of a steep staircase that comes out halfway up the narrow terraces of the shallow arena.
    • The 11 senior players had been boycotting training since last week, reporting for work only to watch others train from the terraces of Garden Park stadium.
    • The days of fans being able to stand on terraces at top-flight football in this country are long gone and the call for standing areas is not about bringing them back.
    • The sound of singing and chanting from the terraces is very much a feature of English Soccer, but it hasn't really been much of a feature of Australian Soccer that I've been aware of.
    • There was a palpable air of defiance on the terraces, but many of the fans will have headed home consumed by the nauseating feeling that York might not even be involved when the FA Cup gets under way next season.
    • They crammed, sardine-like, into the terraces of the Grandstand and the Royal Enclosure, as the umbrellas of those brave enough to bear the course were pulled sideways in the gales.
    • Shunning the press box for the melee of the terraces, he follows Bobby Robson's team on their way to a World Cup semi-final at Italia 90.
    • Sky Blues fans were uncomfortably quiet on the terraces, clearly punishing their side's recent poor form with a wall of near-silence.
    • They certainly won the battle on the terraces, but I'm afraid we didn't do them justice on the field, even though the Eagles had to rely on that last minute goal to snatch the win.
    • Such was the sparkless nature of the game that if either goalkeeper had gone off to rest in the Woodlands stadium terraces, he would never have been missed.
    • To begin with, the stadium will have terraces at both ends of the ground, but that would change if City reached the Premiership.
    • Still, as any old-timer on the terrace of either the ground or the gallery will tell you, in football as in art it's all been done before.
    • Seventies music was blaring out over the tannoy with the Best of Slade and Blondie while fans packed into the ground standing on the terraces behind the goals at both ends.
    • He runs over to the terraces and is mobbed by supporters spilling over to greet him in a spontaneous explosion of relief.
    • But, on a day when players on the pitch outnumbered spectators on the terraces, Kingsbury displayed a desire and commitment that was largely lacking in the visitors.
    • The most prominent recommendation was that standing terraces should go and that stadiums for clubs in the higher divisions should be all-seated.
    • When the trainer shouts, the group runs up the stadium's terraces, sending long shadows flickering over the steps.
    • With a capacity of 4,000, one seated stand and bleak open terraces, Wigan's former home was not a place for the faint-hearted, either in the crowd or on the pitch.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (hillside) construir terrazas en
    (hillside) construir bancales en
    • Most homes in our area are terraced and sell for about €400,000.
    • A slightly sloping gravel path approaches the cabin and is terraced in two places.
    • Generally, wherever it was possible to continue terracing the slopes for rice paddies, this was done.
    • Janet built low retaining walls of locally quarried limestone to terrace the slope.
    • The rear garden is terraced with mature shrubs and trees and there is a large paddock at the side of the house.
    • That area could be terraced into three or four tiers, which would allow for pleasant views and southern exposure.
    • On the other hand, as more people have acquired land titles, they have helped curb deforestation by planting trees and terracing their farms.
    • The grant will allow the council to begin filling in the South Bay Pool, demolishing derelict buildings and terracing the slopes.
    • Agriculture activities such as terracing earthen bunds and other vegetative measures allow water to percolate into the soil.
    • The mountain is terraced with waves of neatly tended, low, square stones, each one lovingly landscaped and decorated, bordered with bright flowers and green plants.
    • The hotel was terraced on a steep hillside so all the rooms had a view.
    • To stop erosion as much as possible (we're on a hill), I terraced the place.
    • In scattered areas on these slopes, they terraced and irrigated the land and produced abundant food for twelve million or more subjects.
    • Except for a few hillsides, which are terraced with trails to gain more flat terrain for beginner skiers, the terrain matches that of the Pisa range.
    • There are numerous options for terracing a slope.
    • If your front yard slopes downward, it is a good idea to terrace it and/or have a waist-high hedge blocking the initial drop off.
    • Canals draw water from far inside the mountains to guide them towards the fields which have been terraced to facilitate the work of the precious liquid.
    • The land is terraced and, in effect, so are the houses.
    • Then he came up with the idea to terrace the incline and place ascending pavers up the middle - and now those stone steps lead ever so easily to the front door.
    • The little courtyard is terraced in Roman fashion.