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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.
References in classic literature ?
The glasses discovered traces of stratification produced by successive eruptions, and the neighborhood was strewn with volcanic remains which still choked some of the craters.
I have never heard of any other instance of table-land in a formation of quartz, and which, in the hill I examined, had neither cleavage nor stratification. I was told that the rock of the "Corral" was white, and would strike fire.
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Rapid diagnosis is critical to the effective treatment of the patient and offers the prospect of reduced mortality but existing diagnostic tools lack the sensitivity and/or specificity needed for effective stratification of sepsis to enable early, effective treatment.
Upper-ocean salinity stratification within the plume has recently been shown to play a role in modulating sea surface temperature (SST) during TC passage by reducing the efficiency of upper-ocean mixing.
Stratification guidelines for promotion recommendation forms have also changed and provide the promotion board a better potential-based differentiation of officers.
The recently published International Consensus Recommendations on the management of patients with non-variceal upper GI bleeding recommend "early risk stratification", by using validated prognostic scales.
Chinese and Western sociologists address various aspects of the new urban China, centering on residency, community, class, and stratification. Among their topics are the stratification of urban residential space and community interaction: the case of Dongshan New Town in Nanjing, changes in assets held by the middle class during social transition: an analysis based on surveys of urban residents in the Pearl River Delta from 1986 to 2004, community economic structure and the social capital of the individual: examples among poor residents in Guangzhou and Lanzhou, and the interstitial production of civil society: lawsuits involving neighborhood agency rights in Nanyuan.
Previous studies on the MD and stroke have focused on high-risk cardiovascular disease (CVD) groups or without stratification of CVD risk factors.
The results of the risk stratification study, designed to provide a new tool to aid clinical decision making for patient care, are reported on line in the journal Urology.
The statement supports tissue based molecular testing for prostate cancer risk stratification in low and favorable-intermediate risk men and germline testing for hereditary cancer syndrome in prostate cancer patients with a family history of cancer or high-risk disease.
The "heterogeneity of effect of genetic variants on different disease profiles, emphasizes the need for patient stratification in future genetic studies.