The stratification of the blogosphere was an inevitable consequence of freedom of choice.
The axis of the coral, for example, if its natural growth is erect, still remains at right angles to the plane of stratification.
The cleavage of slates then is not a question of stratification; what then is its cause?
Colonel Sykes does not, I believe, attempt to account for the stratification of the basalt; he merely describes it.
Partial substitutes for stratification are soaking and scalding the seeds.
Mr. Mackintosh refers to the so-called “stratification” of the boulder-clay, as if that were a proof of accumulation in water.
Further ecological studies on stratification of the Arthropoda.
Like all such accumulations, it is totally free from stratification.
The marks of glacial action are even more distinct than on Cardigan, while the stratification is very curious.
This stratification assumes marked variations in the different geographical zones.
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.