Stratification means arranging something, or something that has been arranged, into categories. By the time you figure out the complex social stratification of your high school class, from jocks to nerds and everything between, you’re ready to graduate.

Stratification system or formation of layers , classes, or classifications. Stratification is utilized to depict a specific method for orchestrating seeds while planting, just as the topographical layers of rocks. Be that as it may, as such huge numbers of science words, by one way or another it’s not substance to remain in the logical domain, and should likewise have a spot in the social circle, where its main responsibility is to sort and organize individuals into gatherings: upper, center, and lower classes, for instance.

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nforming or depositing in layers



(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock

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geologic process, geological process

(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

na layered configuration

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configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape

any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

nthe placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination

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emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning

the act of putting something in a certain place

nthe act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata

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assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization

the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

nthe condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group


social stratification

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a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing