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Meaning of STRATIFICATION

Pronunciation:  `stratufu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in ordere to preserve them or promote germination
  2. [n]  the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
  3. [n]  a layered configuration
  4. [n]  forming or depositing in layers
  5. [n]  the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
 

STRATIFICATION is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: social stratification
 
 See Also: assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, condition, configuration, conformation, contour, emplacement, foliation, form, geological process, locating, location, placement, position, positioning, shape

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Strat`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. stratification.]
1. The act or process of laying in strata, or the state of
   being laid in the form of strata, or layers.

2. (Physiol.) The deposition of material in successive layers
   in the growth of a cell wall, thus giving rise to a
   stratified appearance.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The use of chemical and mechanical systems to break dormancy and increase germination.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. the division of a society into groups that have varying degrees of access to resources and power.
  2. the laying down or depositing of strata or layers (also called deposits) one above the other. A succession of layers should provide a relative chronological sequence, with the earliest at the bottom and the latest at the top.
 

 

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