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a. Formation or deposition of layers, as of rock or sediments.
b. The condition of being stratified.
2. A layered configuration.
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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]
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strat•i•fi•ca•tion(ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)
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.
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Formation or deposition of layers, as of rock or sediments.
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|Noun||1.||stratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata|
|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
|4.||stratification - a layered configuration|
|5.||stratification - the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination|
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stratification[ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N → estratificación f
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stratification[ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃ/ən] n → stratificazione f
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n. estratificación, formación en capas.
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