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strat·i·fi·ca·tion

 (străt′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1.
a. Formation or deposition of layers, as of rock or sediments.
b. The condition of being stratified.
2. A layered configuration.

stratification

(ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Geological Science) the arrangement of sedimentary rocks in distinct layers (strata), each layer representing the sediment deposited over a specific period
2. the act of stratifying or state of being stratified
3. (Sociology) sociol See social stratification
[C17 (in the obsolete sense: the act of depositing in layers) and C18 (in the current senses): from New Latin strātificātiōnem, from stratificāre to stratify]
ˌstratifiˈcational adj

strat•i•fi•ca•tion

(ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of stratifying.
2. a stratified state or appearance.
3. the hierarchal division of society according to rank, caste, or class.
4. a stratified geological formation.
[1610–20; < Medieval Latin strātificātiō. See strati-, -fication]

strat·i·fi·ca·tion

(străt′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
Formation or deposition of layers, as of rock or sediments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social stratastratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, assortment, categorisation, categorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
2.stratification - the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
3.stratification - forming or depositing in layers
foliation - (geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock
geologic process, geological process - (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
4.stratification - a layered configuration
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
5.stratification - the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
Translations

stratification

[ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nestratificación f

stratification

n (lit, fig)Schichtung f; (= stratifying also)Schichtenbildung f; (Geol) → Stratifikation f

stratification

[ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nstratificazione f

strat·i·fi·ca·tion

n. estratificación, formación en capas.
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