Research in social stratification and Mobility, 28 (2), 171-197.
I had just finished Close Encounters so I decided to write about social stratification on a film set.
Even when one breaches the list at Chiltern, other layers of social stratification exist inside.
Indeed, in a world that seems bent on social stratification, the Juggalos are still busting things up, confusing the Man.
1610s, from Modern Latin stratificationem (nominative stratificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of stratificare "to form strata," from stratum "thing spread out" + root of facere "to make" (see factitious).
stratification strat·i·fi·ca·tion (strāt'ə-fĭ-kā'shən)
An arrangement in layers or strata.
The process by which materials form or are deposited in layers, as in sedimentary rocks and some igneous rocks.
Note: The atmosphere and the ocean also exhibit stratification, with the warmer air or water occupying the upper layers.