• WordNet 3.6
    • adj stratified deposited or arranged in horizontal layers "stratified rock"
    • adj stratified (used of society) socially hierarchical "American society is becoming increasingly stratified"
    • adj stratified arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks "stratified areas of the distribution"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Stratified Having its substance arranged in strata, or layers; as, stratified rock.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stratified Arranged or disposed in layers or strata: as, stratified rocks. See cut under erosion.
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In literature:

Mr. Littlepage: Where were your northern grown nuts stratified?
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
These columns consist of finely stratified rock, and have been worn into curious shapes.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
The nuts from these crosses were stratified in sand in a cold frame, dug up, and planted in the greenhouse in early March.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Stratified: arranged or made up in layers.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
But already the Mississippi Valley was beginning to stratify, both socially and geographically.
"The Frontier in American History" by Frederick Jackson Turner
There were stratified rocks, red, white, green, and yellow, as vivid in their hues as if freshly touched from the palette of the painter.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Those stratified rocks with which we are now concerned have been chiefly manufactured by deposition of sediment in the ocean.
"Time and Tide" by Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
Limestone is one of the most widely distributed of the stratified rocks, and in different localities occurs of very different composition.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
Much stress is laid upon stratifying the spawn before using, when dry spawn is employed.
"Mushrooms: how to grow them" by William Falconer
Others assert, that the fermentation proceeds better when the ingredients are stratified.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson

In poetry:

Descended to the shore, odd how we left
the young girl with us to herself, and went
straight to examine the stratified cliffs,
forgot her entirely in our interest.
"Porth Ceiriad Bay" by Ben Jonson

In news:

We further stratified these cohorts into those with and those without antibody to HCV and divided those with antibodies into those with chronic (75%) and those with cleared (25%) infections (8,49).
Since 1999, Justus League alumnus Edgar Allen Floe has carried his baritone through the area's stratified rap scenes relatively quietly.
As an anthropologist I know that humans in social groupings over 12-15 individuals stratify themselves.
To test his theory that the tank was thermally stratified , the operator installed a series of submersible temperature probes at 20-ft intervals inside the tank.
The benefits were immediate—the single active mixer was able to penetrate each thermally stratified water level and completely circulate the entire tank.
However, previous results do not address the important classes of stratified programs and its subclass of acyclic (i.e.
Several methods have been proposed to compile, possibly inconsistent, weighted or stratified bases.

In science:

Let (Θ, Q, ≤) be an Ext-injective stratifying system of size t in mod (Λ).
On the existence and construction of proper costratifying systems
The first author was partially supported by the Pro ject PAPIIT-Universidad Nacional Aut´onoma de M´exico IN100810-3, and by the joint research pro ject Mexico (CONACyT)-Argentina(MINCYT): “Homology, stratifying systems and representations of algebras”.
On the existence and construction of proper costratifying systems
Stratifying systems via relative simple modules.
On the existence and construction of proper costratifying systems
The existence of ion competition in the CPTAC data was confirmed by stratifying the Wilcoxon statistics for yeast species on the basis of their interference distance (see Figures 9 and 10).
Analyzing LC-MS/MS data by spectral count and ion abundance: two case studies
The goal was to develop a rule that could stratify patients into low and high risk groups.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter