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Definition 1: an abstract place usually conceived as having depth - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where stratum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a good actor communicates on several levels
  • a simile has at least two layers of meaning
  • the mind functions on many strata simultaneously

Synonyms for stratum in the sense of this definition

(stratum is a kind of ...) an abstract mental location

"he has a special place in my thoughts" "a place in my heart" "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"

Definition 2: a subpopulation divided into a stratified sampling - [noun denoting cognition]

(stratum is a kind of ...) a population that is part of a larger population

Definition 3: people having the same social, economic, or educational status - [noun denoting group]

Samples where stratum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the working class
  • an emerging professional class

Synonyms for stratum in the sense of this definition

(stratum is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

(... is a kind of stratum ) class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land

(... is a kind of stratum ) a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth

(... is a kind of stratum ) (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity

(... is a kind of stratum ) the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy

(... is a kind of stratum ) a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations

(... is a kind of stratum ) the most advanced and responsible group in an activity

"the firing line is where the action is"

(... is a kind of stratum ) recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds

(... is a kind of stratum ) politically moderate persons; centrists

(... is a kind of stratum ) a class of people favoring traditional ideas

(... is a kind of stratum ) the customers for a particular product or service

"before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"

(... is a kind of stratum ) people who perform a particular kind of skilled work

"he represented the craft of brewers" "as they say in the trade"

(... is a kind of stratum ) the criminal class

(... is a kind of stratum ) a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior

(... is a kind of stratum ) the class of peasants

(... is a kind of stratum ) people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest

"the Western world"

(... is a kind of stratum ) people in the same age range

(... is a kind of stratum ) the class of people engaged in growing food

(... is a kind of stratum ) people engaged in a particular occupation

"the medical fraternity"

(... is a kind of stratum ) a 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

(... is a kind of stratum ) a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

"there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

(... is a kind of stratum ) the social class lowest in the social hierarchy

(... is a kind of stratum ) the social class between the lower and upper classes

(... is a kind of stratum ) class consisting of all those who are considered boobs

(... is a kind of stratum ) a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank

(... is a kind of stratum ) women as a class

"it's an insult to American womanhood" "woman is the glory of creation" "the fair sex gathered on the veranda"

(... is part of stratum) an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

(... is a member of stratum) the organization of classes within a society

Definition 4: 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) - [noun denoting location]

(stratum is a kind of ...) a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

(... is a kind of stratum ) (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)

"they found a bed of sandstone"

(... is a kind of stratum ) a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit

"he worked in the coal beds"

(... is a kind of stratum ) a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

(... is a kind of stratum ) any stratum or layer superimposed on another

(... is a kind of stratum ) any stratum or layer lying underneath another

(... is a kind of stratum ) (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure

"stomach walls"

(... is a kind of stratum ) the inner layer of the periosteum

(... is a kind of stratum ) the deep vascular inner layer of the skin

(... is a kind of stratum ) the innermost layer of the epidermis

(... is a kind of stratum ) the layer of epidermis just under the stratum corneum or (on the palms and soles) just under the stratum lucidum; contains cells (with visible granules) that die and move to the surface

(... is a kind of stratum ) the layer of epidermis immediately under the stratum corneum in the skin of the palms and soles

(... is a kind of stratum ) the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off

(... is a kind of stratum ) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

(stratum belongs to category ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

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