unstratified


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un·strat·i·fied

 (ŭn-străt′ə-fīd′)
adj.
Lacking definite layers: unstratified rock.

unstratified

(ʌnˈstrætɪˌfaɪd)
adj
(Geological Science) (esp of igneous rocks and rock formations) not occurring in distinct layers or strata; not stratified
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Adj.1.unstratified - not deposited in layers; "glacial till is unstratified"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
bedded, stratified - deposited or arranged in horizontal layers; "stratified rock"
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They are associated with a great unstratified formation of mud and sand, containing rounded and angular fragments of all sizes, which has originated [15] in the repeated ploughing up of the sea-bottom by the stranding of icebergs, and by the matter transported on them.
During an excavation which followed the illegal demolition of 85 Monnow Street an unstratified rim fragment of a "Chester Ware" pot was found; this, although pre-Norman, may have arrived with the early Norman invaders after the Battle of Hastings.
To the NE of Chain Rock, the basal contact is not, to our knowledge, exposed elsewhere within the park, but it must pass between Black Rock Beach and a small unstratified outcrop of the Chain Rock member located beside the beach parking lot.
Elsewhere in the Near East, landscape archaeology has identified small and unstratified sites; in the southern Caucasus even large, stratified settlements are not highly visible and require intensive survey methodologies for detection (Lindsay et al.
In addition, cIMTmin diameter was positively associated with both unstratified and stratified urinary tAs (with a monotonic increase in geometric mean cIMT with increasing categorical exposure).
Capture-recapture analyses were rerun for each stratum, and the results were combined and compared with those from unstratified analyses.
Thus, the selection of respondents was representative, probabilistic, random and unstratified.
In this experiment we used two groups of seeds: stratificated (30 days at 4 [degrees]C in wet sand) and unstratified seeds.
While I suppose there is little doubt that if we used PET in this way to make treatment decisions, we would have a system that would be better than unstratified empirical treatment, what it still means is that quite significant proportions of our patients will go on to receive ineffective and intensely toxic therapy," he commented.
Equally important, the argument that racial thinking composes an unavoidable component of social thought should be tested against a thorough ethnographic record that transcends the narrative of Western colonialism and includes unstratified societies, past and present.