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interstratify

[in-ter-strat-uh-fahy] /ˌɪn tərˈstræt əˌfaɪ/
verb (used without object), interstratified, interstratifying.
1.
to lie in interposed or alternate strata.
verb (used with object), interstratified, interstratifying.
2.
to interlay with or interpose between other strata.
3.
to arrange in alternate strata.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; inter- + stratify
Related forms
interstratification, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for interstratification

interstratify

/ˌɪntəˈstrætɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive; usually passive) to arrange (a series of rock strata) in alternating beds
Derived Forms
interstratification, noun
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