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usage note for strata
Words nearby strata
Definition for strata (2 of 2)
noun, plural stra·ta [strey-tuh, strat-uh] /ˈstreɪ tə, ˈstræt ə/, stra·tums.
Origin of stratum
usage note for stratum
OTHER WORDS FROM stratumstra·tous, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for strata
The strata we are considering dip towards the North; the line of strike is East and West.The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight|J. Cecil Hughes
Chisels were fairly common at Gezer in all strata after the introduction of bronze.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
When the ore is found in strata or lumps near the surface, they dig down to it.Popular Technology; Volume 2|Edward Hazen
The sections should be drawn as far as possible at right angles to the general strike of the strata.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology|J. E. Marr
The greater portion of these strata consist of a mixture of sand and clay.Old Rome|Robert Burn