Associations to the word «Stratum»


STRATUM, noun. One of several parallel horizontal layers of material arranged one on top of another.
STRATUM, noun. (geology) A layer of sedimentary rock having approximately the same composition throughout.
STRATUM, noun. Any of the regions of the atmosphere, such as the stratosphere, that occur as layers.
STRATUM, noun. (biology) A layer of tissue.
STRATUM, noun. A class of society composed of people with similar social, cultural, or economic status.
STRATUM, noun. (ecology) A layer of vegetation, usually of similar height.
STRATUM CORNEUM, noun. (anatomy) The outer layer of the epidermis, composed of dead cells that continually flake away
STRATUM GERMINATIVUM, noun. Synonym of stratum basale.
STRATUM GRANULOSUM, noun. (anatomy) A thin layer of cells in the epidermis.
STRATUM SPINOSUM, noun. A layer of the epidermis found between the stratum granulosum and stratum basale.

Dictionary definition

STRATUM, noun. One of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock).
STRATUM, noun. People having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class".
STRATUM, noun. An abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche