Strata

Part of speech: noun

Plural of STRATUM.

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Usage examples "strata":

  1. Strange rock upheavals with writhing strata flanked the by- paths, a mystery and an invitation, and the man and woman left their hansom to shuffle, a pair of children, in the fallen leaves. - "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
  2. She would go to live at the Strata, of course; and there would be Cyril and Bertram. - "Miss Billy", Eleanor H. Porter.
  3. In the right- hand column I have noted the group of strata in which, according to our present information, the land, air, and water populations respectively appear for the first time; and in consequence of the ambiguity about the meaning of " fowl," I have separately indicated the first appearance of bats, birds, flying reptiles, and flying insects. - "The Interpreters of Genesis and the Interpreters of Nature Essay #4 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition"", Thomas Henry Huxley.