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Terrace vs Steps - What's the difference?

terrace | steps |

As nouns the difference between terrace and steps

is that terrace is a platform that extends outwards from a building while steps is plural of lang=en.

As verbs the difference between terrace and steps

is that terrace is to provide something with a terrace while steps is third-person singular of step.

As a proper noun Terrace

is a city in British Columbia, Canada.



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(en noun)
  • A platform that extends outwards from a building.
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  • They stayed together during three dances, went out on to the terrace , explored wherever they were permitted to explore, paid two visits to the buffet, and enjoyed themselves much in the same way as if they had been school-children surreptitiously breaking loose from an assembly of grown-ups.
  • A raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides, especially one of a series for farming or leisure; a similar natural area of ground, often next to a river.
  • A row of residential houses with no gaps between them; a group of row houses.
  • (in the plural, chiefly, British) The standing area at a football ground.
  • (chiefly, Indian English) The roof of a building, especially if accessible to the residents. Often used for drying laundry, sun-drying foodstuffs, exercise, or sleeping outdoors in hot weather.
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  • To provide something with a terrace.
  • To form something into a terrace.
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