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(Geological Science) (tr; usually passive) to arrange (a series of rock strata) in alternating beds
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Past participle: interstratified
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|Verb||1.||interstratify - arrange rocks in alternating strata|
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
stratify - form, arrange, or deposit in layers; "The fish are stratified in barrels"; "The rock was stratified by the force of the water"; "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"
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