Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of stratum.

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  • n. Plural form of stratum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. pl. of stratum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of stratum.

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Examples

  • But one should not – and does not – find modern human fossils embedded in strata from the Jurassic period (144 million years ago).

    Waldo Jaquith - Supermajority of Republicans are creationists.

  • You can work most of the work the day before, prepping the ingredients and assembling the dish, alternating bread, vegetables or meat and cheese "strata" is Latin for "layers" before pouring in the milk and eggs that will mortar it all together.

    The Seattle Times

  • You can work most of the magic the day before, prepping the ingredients and assembling the dish, alternating bread, vegetables or meat and cheese "strata" is Latin for "layers" before pouring in the milk and eggs that will mortar it all together.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • Ashfall leaves tree trunks vertical in strata for subsequent mineralization and petrification.

    Man made global warming? No way!

  • Walking atop the topmost strata, in other words, are thee and me, the terrain around us shaped by those who came first.

    Discovering America Anew

  • These conclusions, though hotly disputed by other researchers, were based on extensive examinations of soil samples from across the continent; in strata from that era, scientists found widely distributed soot and also magnetic grains of iridium, an element that is rare on Earth but common in space.

    The Sky Is Falling

  • My desk at work is usually invisible, buried beneath layers that must be unearthed in strata like an archaeological dig site.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The word strata means "layers," so technically you could call something like lasagne a strata.

    make-ahead spinach-and-gruyere strata

  • Next below this, in strata of the Greek period, he would find coins of the Ptolemies, Greek and Egyptian inscriptions, Greek and Egyptian papyri, images of Greek and Egyptian gods, and works of art in the Græco-Egyptian and pure Greek styles.

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • By the end of last year, 22 percent of Dubai's 61 million square feet of commercial space was held by multiple owners under what are known as strata titles.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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