HyperDic: stratum

English > 4 senses of the word stratum:
NOUNlocationstratumone 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)
groupstratum, class, social class, socio-economic classpeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
cognitionstratum, level, layeran abstract place usually conceived as having depth
cognitionstratuma subpopulation divided into a stratified sampling
stratum > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > stratum: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningOne 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).
Categoryorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Narrowerbed(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
cambiumThe inner layer of the periosteum
dermis, corium, dermaThe deep vascular inner layer of the skin
epidermis, cuticleThe outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
horizonA specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land
seam, bedA stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
stratum corneum, corneum, horny layerThe outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off
stratum germinativum, stratum basale, malpighian layer, rete MalpighiiThe innermost layer of the epidermis
stratum granulosumThe layer of epidermis just under the stratum corneum or (on the palms and soles) just under the stratum lucidum
stratum lucidumThe layer of epidermis immediately under the stratum corneum in the skin of the palms and soles
substrate, substratumAny stratum or layer lying underneath another
superstrate, superstratumAny stratum or layer superimposed on another
wall, paries(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
BroaderlayerA relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
Verbsstratifyform layers or strata
stratifydivide society into social classes or castes
English > stratum: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status.
Synonymsclass, social class, socio-economic class
Member ofclass structureThe organization of classes within a society
Part ofsocietyAn extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
Narrowerage classPeople in the same age range
agricultureThe class of people engaged in growing food
booboisieClass consisting of all those who are considered boobs
brotherhood, fraternity, sodalityPeople engaged in a particular occupation
casteA social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
caste(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus
centerpolitically moderate persons
commonalty, commonality, commonsA class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
craft, tradePeople who perform a particular kind of skilled work
demimondeA class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
estate of the realm, estate, the three estatesA major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
firing lineThe most advanced and responsible group in an activity
immigrant classRecent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural / cultural backgrounds
labor, labour, working class, proletariatA social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
lower class, underclassThe social class lowest in the social hierarchy
marketThe customers for a particular product or service
middle class, bourgeoisieThe social class between the lower and upper classes
ninjaA class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
old schoolA class of people favoring / favoring traditional ideas
peasantryThe class of peasants
underworldThe criminal class
upper class, upper crustThe class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
womanhood, woman, fair sexwomen as a class
world, domainpeople in general
yeomanryClass of small freeholders who cultivated their own land
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishclase, clase social
Catalanclasse, classe social, estrat
English > stratum: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
Synonymslevel, layer
BroaderplaceAn abstract mental location
English > stratum: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA subpopulation divided into a stratified sampling.
BroadersubpopulationA population that is part of a larger / larger population

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