Definitions for Terraintəˈreɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a tract of land, esp. as considered with reference to its features.
Ref: terrane .
Origin of terrain:
1720–30; < F 蠐 VL *terrānum, n. use of neut. of *terrānus of land. See terra , -an1
a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential
"they decided to attack across the rocky terrain"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a particular type of land
A single, distinctive rock formation; an area having a preponderance of a particular rock or group of rocks.
An area of land or the particular features of it.
Origin: From terrain, from terrenum, neuter of terrenus, from terra.
Terrain, or land relief, is the vertical and horizontal dimension of land surface. When relief is described underwater, the term bathymetry is used. Terrain is used as a general term in physical geography, referring to the lay of the land. This is usually expressed in terms of the elevation, slope, and orientation of terrain features. Terrain affects surface water flow and distribution. Over a large area, it can affect weather and climate patterns.
Translations for Terrain
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the field or ground for certain games
a cricket-pitch; a football pitch.
- baan, veldAfrikaans
- مَيْدان رياضيArabic
- campoPortuguese (BR)
- das FeldGerman
- زمین بازیFarsi
- स्थिर करनाHindi
- teren, igrališteCroatian
- (spēles) laukumsLatvian
- kawasan membaling bolaMalay
- veld, terreinDutch
- område mellom gjerdene; baneNorwegian
- زمین بازیPersian
- поле, площадкаRussian
- alan, sahaTurkish
- 表演場地Chinese (Trad.)
- پچ، کھيل کا ميدانUrdu
- sân đấuVietnamese
- 表演场地Chinese (Simp.)
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