TER'RACE, n. [L. terra, the earth.]

1. In gardening, a raised bank of earth with sloping sides, laid with turf, and graveled on the top for a walk.

2. A balcony or open gallery.

3. The flat roof of a house. All the buildings of the oriental nations are covered with terraces, where people walk or sleep.

TER'RACE, v.t. To form in to a terrace.

1. To open to the air and light.