Translation of stratum in Spanish:

stratum

Pronunciation: /ˈstreɪtəm; ˈstræ-; ˈstrɑːtəm; ˈstreɪ-/

noun/nombre (plural -ta)

  • 1.1 [Archaeol] [Geology/Geología] estrato (masculine); [Sociology/Sociología] estrato (masculine), nivel (masculine)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 [Biology/Biología] estrato (masculine)
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    • 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.
    1.3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] estrato (masculine)

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