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noun as in layer

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The Stratum fits within their line of highly-protective, low-key cases.

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.

It is only a lower stratum, but still it is a part of terra firma, and on no account is it to be ignored.

They reached a depth in his nature which had been long untouched; a stratum, so to speak, which lay far beneath the surface.

I thought that the frozen surface of the American woman thawed on the stratum soubrette.

Reddish, very quartzose sandstone; from a stratum which dips to the south-east, at an angle of about ten or fifteen degrees.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stratum, such as: bed, gradation, grade, lamina, level, and lode.

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