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STRATIFIED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stratified mean? 

STRATIFIED (adjective)
  The adjective STRATIFIED has 3 senses:

1. arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
2. deposited or arranged in horizontal layers
3. (used of society) socially hierarchical

  Familiarity information: STRATIFIED used as an adjective is uncommon.


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STRATIFIED (adjective)


Sense 1stratified [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

Synonyms:

graded; ranked; stratified

Context example:

stratified areas of the distribution

Similar:

hierarchal; hierarchic; hierarchical (classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers)


Sense 2stratified [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Deposited or arranged in horizontal layers

Synonyms:

bedded; stratified

Context example:

stratified rock

Similar:

foliaceous; foliate; foliated ((especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata)

laminal; laminar (arranged in or consisting of laminae)

layered; superimposed (with one layer on top of another)

sheetlike (resembling a sheet)

Domain category:

geology (a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks)

Antonym:

unstratified (not deposited in layers)


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Meaning:

(used of society) socially hierarchical

Synonyms:

class-conscious; stratified

Context example:

American society is becoming increasingly stratified

Similar:

hierarchal; hierarchic; hierarchical (classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers)


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