strat|i|fy

strat|i|fy
strat|i|fy «STRAT uh fy», verb, -fied, -fy|ing.
–v.t.
1. to arrange in layers or strata; form into layers or strata: »

... a sample selected from a population which has been stratified, part of the sample coming from each stratum (Kendall and Buckland).

2. Geology. to deposit (sediment) in strata; form strata in.
3. to presve (seeds) by putting them between alternate layers of earth or sand.
–v.i.
to form strata: »

Already a few of the new settlers are starting to rise in the world, to stratify and to disperse (Punch).

[< Medieval Latin strātificāre < Latin strātum (see etym. under stratum (Cf.stratum)) + facere to make]

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