Stratified Strat"i*fied, a. Having its substance arranged in strata, or layers; as, stratified rock. [1913 Webster]

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  • stratified — stratified; un·stratified; …   English syllables

  • stratified — adjective 1. arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks (Freq. 1) stratified areas of the distribution • Syn: ↑graded, ↑ranked • Similar to: ↑hierarchical, ↑hierarchal, ↑hierarchic …   Useful english dictionary

  • stratified — strat|i|fied [ˈstrætıfaıd] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: stratifier, from Modern Latin stratificare, from stratum; STRATUM] 1.) having different social classes ▪ a stratified society 2.) having several layers of earth, rock etc ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stratified — [[t]stræ̱tɪfaɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED A stratified society is one that is divided into different classes or social layers. [FORMAL] ...a highly stratified, unequal and class divided society …   English dictionary

  • stratified — adjective 1 having different social classes: a stratified society. 2 having several layers of earth, rock etc: stratified rock …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stratified — Stratify Strat i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stratified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stratifying}.] [Stratum + fy: cf. F. stratifier.] To form or deposit in strata, or layers, as substances in the earth; to arrange in strata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stratified — adj. Stratified is used with these nouns: ↑society …   Collocations dictionary

  • stratified — adjective a) arranged in a sequence of layers or strata b) having a class structure Ant: unstratified …   Wiktionary

  • stratified — Arranged in the form of layers or strata. * * * strat·i·fied strat ə .fīd adj arranged in layers esp of, relating to, or being an epithelium consisting of more than one layer of cells * * * strat·i·fied (stratґĭ fīd) formed or arranged… …   Medical dictionary

  • stratified — Synonyms and related words: assorted, cataloged, classified, filed, filmy, foliaceous, foliated, graded, grouped, hierarchic, in layers, indexed, lamellar, lamellate, lamellated, lamelliform, laminate, laminated, laminous, leaflike, leafy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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