Stratifying
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]

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