One of several parallel horizontal layers of material arranged one on top of another. (noun)
A layer of sedimentary rock having approximately the same composition throughout. (noun)
Any of the regions of the atmosphere, such as the stratosphere, that occur as layers. (noun)
A layer of tissue. (noun)
A class of society composed of people with similar social, cultural, or economic status. (noun)
A layer of vegetation, usually of similar height. (noun)
Examples of word stratum
I laid the precious stratum, _super stratum_ upon the two former, and other deposits of
No, it means that too many people of a certain stratum of wealth and power have a dismissive attitude towards the rule of law, and we need to fix that with more severe sanctions.
The scrub stratum is composed mainly of Acacia farnesian, and Eysenhardtia polystachya, and herbaceous stratum is composed of Bouteloua filiformis, B. curtipendula, Hilaria cenchroides, Muhlenbergia stricta, and M. rigida.
I think the most significant effect of commerce and the social stratum is the strengthening of the middle class.
He sees a certain stratum of clouds, and feels a certain humidity in the atmosphere, and in the past he has learned to associate those signs with a fine day tomorrow, so he says, "I see it is going to be a fine day."