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strat·i·fy

 (străt′ə-fī′)
v. strat·i·fied, strat·i·fy·ing, strat·i·fies
v.tr.
1. To form, arrange, or deposit in layers.
2. To prepare (seeds) for germination by storing them under cold, moist conditions.
3.
a. To arrange or separate into castes, classes, or social levels.
b. To separate into a sequence of graded status levels.
v.intr.
1. To become layered; form strata.
2. To develop different levels of caste, class, privilege, or status.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stratified - arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks; "stratified areas of the distribution"
hierarchal, hierarchic, hierarchical - classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
2.stratified - deposited or arranged in horizontal layersstratified - deposited or arranged in horizontal layers; "stratified rock"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
unstratified - not deposited in layers; "glacial till is unstratified"
3.stratified - (used of society) socially hierarchical; "American society is becoming increasingly stratified"
hierarchal, hierarchic, hierarchical - classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers; "it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"; "in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
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Translations

stratified

[ˈstrætɪfaɪd] ADJestratificado
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stratified

adj (Geol) → geschichtet, schichtförmig; stratified rockSchichtgestein nt
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stratified

[ˈstrætɪfaɪd] adjstratificato/a
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strat·i·fied

a. estratificado-a, colocado-a en capas;
___ epitheliumepitelio ___.
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It was a kind of satire on Nature: it was the scientific method, the geologic method; it deposited the history of the family in a stratified record; and the antiquary could dig through it and tell by the remains of each period what changes of diet the family had introduced successively for a hundred years.
The village is situated at the bottom of a valley, bounded by lofty and jagged walls of stratified lava.
Let [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] be pairs of generalized stratified L-convergence spaces with each [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] being [p.sub.i]-regular.
The uniform asymptotic forms of the internal gravity waves in horizontally inhomogeneous and non- stationary stratified ocean are obtained.
In spring, storms diminish and the sun begins to warm the ocean surface, creating a stratified layer of warmer, less-dense water that traps phytoplankton near the surface, where they are exposed to the sunlight they need to grow.
They include the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, which will use a state-of-the-art genetic scanner to aid patient care.
Recommended testing for patients stratified with a low pretest probability of first lower extremity DVT include initial testing with D-dimer or compression ultrasound (CUS) of the proximal veins.
Various experimental works have been proposed in the literature to enhance the understanding of oil-water flow transitions [1-4] in horizontal pipes with the flow pattern being classified as stratified, dispersed, and mixed flow.
We also stratified the analysis on decade of hire (four groups) and age in 1985 (four groups).
Two city hospitals will recruit patients to the stratified medicine programme, which will pave the way for more personalised and targeted cancer drugs to be developed.
The use of stratified air distribution systems has received increased attention recently due to the claims of improved indoor air quality and reduced energy use.