Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of stratum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun pl. of stratum.

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  • noun Plural form 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!

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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