Noun(1) 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(2) people having the same social, economic, or educational status(3) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth(4) a subpopulation divided into a stratified sampling
(1) Cody's hypothesis would require that an individual remains within a smaller stratum in the high-density layer than in the low-density layer.(2) We assumed, in the statistical model, that censoring was independent of breast cancer risk within each stratum of stress.(3) In the current study, the test for heterogeneity was performed within each data stratum .(4) The decision to baptize chips under a thin liquid stratum will allow the making of circuits with features that measure the breadth of a virus.(5) It is also to be seen in the idea that universities should see that their teaching role benefits the community widely and not just those drawn from a narrow stratum within the community.(6) Its key support comes not from Arab governments, which fear it for good reason, but from a thin but widespread stratum in Muslim society.(7) As the song progresses, it seems to become both more structured and overwhelming, as its ever-expanding stratum seems to congeal into a more regular pattern.(8) a stratum of flint(9) Its old constituencies - within a substantial stratum of the ruling elite and broad sections of the middle class - have all but disappeared.(10) Within each stratum , calves were randomly assigned to one of two finishing systems.(11) Roma were again the least educated social stratum .(12) To suggest that a thin stratum of Anglo-Saxon immigrants, ruling a vastly larger population, without a written language or a state level of organisation, could linguistically assimilate their social inferiors simply makes no sense.(13) It was the last week of October, and a stratum of dry leaves crackled beneath our feet while we walked.(14) This process is of particular significance in the case of the working class, that social stratum said to have been most resistant to Nazi propaganda.(15) If a school refused to participate, they selected a replacement school within the same stratum .(16) His goal in translating was ├ö├ç├┐to get back to the first stratum of the language├ö├ç├û.