noun. ['tɝˈeɪn'] a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential.
- piece of ground
- parcel of land
- terrain (French)
- terranum (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Terrain
Example sentences of the word terrain
1. Noun, singular or mass
Discuss the terrain preferences of your group or family members.
There is a terrain course with rails, tables and ledges for more extreme skiers and snowboarders.
Quotes containing the word terrain
1. Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades bumps and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested And have the courage to accept that you’re not perfect nothing is and no one is — and that’s OK.
- Katie Couric
2. Happiness wasn't a mystical place to be reached or won--some bright terrain beyond the boundary of misery, a paradise waiting for them to find it--but something to carry doggedly with you through everything, as humble and ordinary as your gear and supplies.
- Laini Taylor, Dreams of Gods & Monsters
3. I guess this thing we call faith is a climb. I always wanted to think of it as a big slide straight into the arms of God who waits at the bottom to catch us. But instead, He's a God who's on top of things - & like any mountain you climb, the closer we get to Him, the steeper the terrain.
- Lisa Samson