terrace


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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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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 effect was instantaneous, The flames danced along the parched trunk of the pine like lightning quivering on a chain, and immediately a column of living fire was raging on the terrace.
From the height of the terrace he perceived Gourville, who went by with a joyous air towards the lodgings of M.
Besides, a few minutes ago I saw you on the terrace, talking to mother.
Julius rose, relieved, and resumed his sauntering walk; now playing little snatches of music, now stopping to look at the flowers on the terrace, with an eye that enjoyed their beauty, and a hand that fondled them with caressing touch.
Do you hear a sound like a footstep passing along the terrace, Watt?
Lady Windermere, how beautifully your terrace is illuminated.
Sometimes, sitting with me on the terrace of the hotel, he would become conscious that she was walking in the road outside.
When that cloud covers the moon I shall go to the terrace.
Edmund's Terrace (I waded breast-high across a torrent of water that was rushing down from the waterworks towards the Albert Road), and emerged upon the grass before the rising of the sun.
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.