Meaning of stratification
Pronunciation: (strat"u-fi-kā'shun), [key]
- the act or an instance of stratifying.
- a stratified state or appearance: the stratification of ancient ruins from eight different periods.
- the hierarchical or vertical division of society according to rank, caste, or class: stratification of feudal society.
- formation of strata; deposition or occurrence in strata.
- a stratum.
- stratification (Thesaurus)