[ strat-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈstræt əˌfɔrm /
Geology. occurring as a bed or beds; arranged in strata.
Anatomy. noting arrangement in thin layers, as in bone.
Meteorology. (of a cloud) having predominantly horizontal development.
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Words nearby stratiform
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Example sentences from the Web for stratiform
Stratiform: Liquefaction extending to the walls of the tube and downward horizontally (Fig. 151, l).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The stratiform deposits are subdivided into two great classes; the primary and the secondary.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for stratiform
/ (ˈstrætɪˌfɔːm) /
(of rocks) occurring as or arranged in strata
meteorol resembling a stratus cloud
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