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stratum
American English: /ˈstreɪdəm/
, /ˈstrædəm/
British English: /ˈstrɑːtəm/
, /ˈstreɪtəm/

Translation of stratum in Spanish:

noun plural strata

  • 1
    (Archaeology, Geology)
    estrato (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Carboniferous to Cretaceous strata are exposed in an extensive series of outcrops along the east coast of Greenland.
    • The deposition of Palaeogene siliciclastic shelf strata in the Wessex Basin cannot be interpreted exclusively in terms of fluctuations in relative sea level.
    • Additional control on the subsurface continuity of the strata is provided by seismic data.
    Example sentences
    • Women, of all ages, education, and social strata love the gossip magazines!
    • There is no question that the working class must strive to win the support of other classes and intermediate social strata in the struggle against global capitalism.
    • The approaches of different countries, social strata and classes differ as well.
  • 2 (Biology)
    Example sentences
    • Cody's hypothesis would require that an individual remains within a smaller stratum in the high-density layer than in the low-density layer.
    • The decision to baptize chips under a thin liquid stratum will allow the making of circuits with features that measure the breadth of a virus.
    • If a school refused to participate, they selected a replacement school within the same stratum.

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