Definition of Stratified

1. Adjective. Arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks. "Stratified areas of the distribution"

Exact synonyms: Graded, Ranked
Similar to: Hierarchal, Hierarchic, Hierarchical



2. Adjective. Deposited or arranged in horizontal layers. "Stratified rock"
Exact synonyms: Bedded
Category relationships: Geology
Similar to: Foliaceous, Foliate, Foliated, Laminal, Laminar, Layered, Superimposed, Sheetlike
Antonyms: Unstratified

3. Adjective. (used of society) socially hierarchical. "American society is becoming increasingly stratified"
Exact synonyms: Class-conscious
Similar to: Hierarchal, Hierarchic, Hierarchical

Definition of Stratified

1. a. Having its substance arranged in strata, or layers; as, stratified rock.

Definition of Stratified

1. Adjective. arranged in a sequence of layers or strata ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of society) having a class structure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stratified

1. stratify [v] - See also: stratify

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Literary usage of Stratified

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1. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"ORIGIN AND CLASSIFICATION OF stratified ROCKS. THE stratified rocks consist of material which has already formed a part of ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"On the basis of position, existing stratified drift deposits may be classified ... Locally, too, stratified deposits of an early stage of a glacial epoch, ..."

3. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"stratified epithelial layers are composed of all the three forms. Such stratified epithelia are found: on the surface of the skin, the oral cavity, ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"Relations of stratified to Unstratified Drift.1 The general relations of the stratified to the Unstratified drift have already been indicated in a general ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"The general relations of the stratified to the unstratified drift have already been indicated in a general way. These relations may be understood, ..."

6. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1907)
"We shall begin our study of rock masses with the stratified series, ... The stratified rocks form more than nine-tenths of the earth's surface, ..."

7. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1907)
"We shall begin our study of rock masses with the stratified series, ... The stratified rocks form more than nine-tenths of the earth's surface, ..."

8. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1897)
"We shall begin our study of rock masses with the stratified series, ... The stratified rocks form more than nine-tenths of the earth's surface, ..."

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