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ter·race

(ter'as),
To suture in several rows, thus closing a wound through a considerable thickness of tissue.
[thr. O. Fr. fr. L. terra, earth]

terrace

Surgery A layer of sutures used to close thick tissue from the most internal to most external layers. See Sutures.

ter·race

(ter'ăs)
To suture in several rows, in closing a wound through a considerable thickness of tissue.
[thr. O. Fr. fr. L. terra, earth]
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Possessing himself of his beloved instrument, he had gone out on the terrace to cool himself in the evening air, pending the arrival of the servant whom he had summoned by the music-room bell.
From the height of the terrace he perceived Gourville, who went by with a joyous air towards the lodgings of M.
"We ran to the ladder, but at the moment of reaching it, Daddy Jacques drew my attention to the half-open door of the little semi-circular room, situated under the terrace, at the extremity of the right wing of the chateau, having the terrace for its roof.
After that the beauty of the moonlight view on the terrace tempted Miss Fairlie out to look at it, and I followed her.
The foreground is singular from the number of parallel and step-formed terraces; and the included strip of green valley, with its willow-bushes, is contrasted on both hands with the naked hills.
As auxiliary to this scarcity of fuel, one of the large springs which abound in that country gushed out of the side of the ascent above, and, after creeping sluggishly along the level land, saturating the mossy covering of the rock with moisture, it swept around the base of the little cone that formed the pinnacle of the mountain, and, entering the canopy of smoke near one of the terminations of the terrace, found its way to the lake, not by dashing from rock to rock, but by the secret channels of the earth.
"Others also," said Bagheera, licking his lips and looking at the monkey-dead on the terrace and round the tank.
Eastward, over the blackened ruins of the Albert Terrace and the splintered spire of the church, the sun blazed daz- zling in a clear sky, and here and there some facet in the great wilderness of roofs caught the light and glared with a white intensity.
The latter--a pretty girl of about twenty or twenty-two years, active and lively, the true SOUBRETTE of a great lady--jumped from the step upon which, according to the custom of the time, she was seated, and took her way toward the terrace upon which D'Artagnan had perceived Lubin.
I bounded straight out of the door again, reached that of the house, got, in an instant, upon the drive, and, passing along the terrace as fast as I could rush, turned a corner and came full in sight.
His first visit was for Houston, who had a house on Regent Terrace, kept for him in old days by an aunt.
He came in one morning when I was having breakfast on the terrace of the hotel and introduced himself.