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noun as in layer

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I could queue the sound of Mars, find a three-dimensional rendering of the strata of the Grand Canyon, or watch fish feed deep inside the Mariana Trench by the time you finish the next paragraph.

The pictures are tactile and densely tiered, with collaged newspaper and magazine pages sometimes embedded among the strata.

For prospects outside of that strata, much of recruiting has been determined by preexisting relationships or fresh tape from the past year.

Outside the small town of Caliente in southeast Nevada, the road turned to well-graded dirt, curving around the rocky mountains whose strata mark the tectonics and erosions that led them to their current state.

For those not in that exalted strata, being ambushed by a force majeure of imminent death has often compelled ad hoc bequests that are more MacGyver than mundane.

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They are really entrusted to the family motive operative in those strata.

Chopped, however, occupies a unique strata within the world of Food Network.

Rather, it is a social healing process and the resolution of violence between opposed social strata if it is successful.

Many great artists, from Henry James to Johannes Vermeer, have made great careers portraying rarified strata of society.

I've long been fixated, low-budget Edith Wharton-like, on what happens when different strata of society rub up against each other.

In this same region, in Patrick County, may be seen crystals in the shape of crosses in certain rock strata.

These rock strata are so straight and so symmetrical that they resemble a series of chimneys suggesting their name.

The cliffs of Red Point partake of a reddish tinge and appear to be disposed nearly in horizontal strata.

The ocean floor, in general, is the part of the earth's surface where strata are constantly being laid down.

If the strata be different, what is the order in which they are placed above each other successively?


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strata, such as: lamina, sheet, level, grade, stratification, and gradation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.