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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.
And this same widening gulf--which is due to the length and expense of the higher educational process and the increased facilities for and temptations towards refined habits on the part of the rich--will make that exchange between class and class, that promotion by intermarriage which at present retards the splitting of our species along lines of social stratification, less and less frequent.
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.
Mesi-strat will develop new concepts for knowledge-based stratification of patients into subgroups with different et resistance mechanisms.
The objective of the study was to test whether the senescence of normal human epidermal keratinocytes (NHEK) or the initiation of NHEK differentiation with, or without stratification, leads to reduced adhesion to FN.
Methods: Patients who were treated with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and/or brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer were selected from the multi-institutional Genitourinary Radiation Oncologists of Canada (GUROC) Prostate Cancer Risk Stratification (ProCaRS) database (n=7974) and the Centre Hospitalier de I'Universite de Montreal (CHUM) validation database (n=2266).
This brief article describes risk calculators that are based on populations of Pakistani ethnicity, and can be used for risk stratification in Pakistani and other South Asian clinics.
The objective of this article is to clarify the effect of thermal and equivalence ratio stratification on Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) combustion under several conditions with three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (3D CFD).
8], seeds were subjected to the stratification process for 30, 60 and 90 days, respectively.
The following five pillars explore critical aspects of data analytics, including risk identification and stratification.
Labor Markets, Gender and Social Stratification in East Asia: A Global Perspective
Introducing Social Stratification discusses how inequality shapes life chances, how globalization has intensified inequality, how the gradual death of unions has helped keep wages suppressed, why education is no longer as effective in equalizing opportunity as it used to be, and possible ways to improve the system for all Americans--such as reining in the political power of "big money" and adopting successful aspects of the European societal model.