Origin of stratum
usage note for stratum
OTHER WORDS FROM stratumstratous, adjective
Words nearby stratum
How to use stratum in a sentence
My eye catches the calm and smooth stratum of gray clouds that approach from the south.
But their young deputies and ministerial director generals tended to be from this recently-returned, Western-educated stratum.
People who do well do not deserve what they have gotten - they got it because they were born into the right social stratum.
They were born into the wrong social stratum, or were handicapped by personal weaknesses that were not their fault.
And lifting them carefully one off the other, he took out a deal box that had stood in the lowest stratum.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
It is only a lower stratum, but still it is a part of terra firma, and on no account is it to be ignored.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
They reached a depth in his nature which had been long untouched; a stratum, so to speak, which lay far beneath the surface.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
I thought that the frozen surface of the American woman thawed on the stratum soubrette.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Reddish, very quartzose sandstone; from a stratum which dips to the south-east, at an angle of about ten or fifteen degrees.