Definition of Stratiform

1. a. Having the form of strata.



Definition of Stratiform

1. Adjective. Occurring in layers ¹

2. Adjective. (meteorology) Descriptive of clouds with extensive horizontal development ¹

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Definition of Stratiform

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stratiform

straths
strathspey
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strati
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straticulate
stratification
stratifications
stratified
stratified columnar epithelia
stratified columnar epithelium
stratified language
stratified sample
stratified sampling
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stratiform (current term)
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stratigrapher
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Literary usage of Stratiform

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1. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1875)
"deposition, or from the flowing of a semi-fluid heterogeneous mass giving rise to a stratiform arrangement.* § 4. The rocks having the mineralogical ..."

2. An Introduction to Geology: Intended to Convey a Practical Knowledge of the by Robert Bakewell (1839)
"... Structure of Rocks. and the external Structure of Mountain Masses.—Sedimentary Depositions.—Distinction between stratified and stratiform Rocks. ..."

3. Mineral Physiology and Physiography by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1886)
"... fied and stratiform crystalline rocks from an igneous mass is ingeniously set forth by Thomas Macfarlane in his studies of the geology of Lake Superior. ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"... and of the shoulder; they serve to deepen the articular cavities and to protect their edges. 4. The stratiform ..."

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