- 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.
Origin of stratiform
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The stratiform deposits are subdivided into two great classes; the primary and the secondary.
Stratiform: Liquefaction extending to the walls of the tube and downward horizontally (Fig. 151, l).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
- (of rocks) occurring as or arranged in strata
- meteorol resembling a stratus cloud
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