interstratify

interstratify

[in-ter-strat-uh-fahy]
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:
1815–25; inter- + stratify

interstratification, noun
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interstratify (ˌɪntəˈstrætɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
(tr; usually passive) to arrange (a series of rock strata) in alternating beds
 
interstratifi'cation
 
n

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