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interstratify

[ in-ter-strat-uh-fahy ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r藞str忙t 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used without object), in路ter路strat路i路fied, in路ter路strat路i路fy路ing.
to lie in interposed or alternate strata.
verb (used with object), in路ter路strat路i路fied, in路ter路strat路i路fy路ing.
to interlay with or interpose between other strata.
to arrange in alternate strata.
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Origin of interstratify

First recorded in 1815鈥25; inter- + stratify

OTHER WORDS FROM interstratify

in路ter路strat路i路fi路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for interstratify

interstratify
/ (藢瑟nt蓹藞str忙t瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr; usually passive) to arrange (a series of rock strata) in alternating beds

Derived forms of interstratify

interstratification, noun
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