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[uhn-strat-uh-fahyd] /ʌnˈstræt əˌfaɪd/
not stratified; not arranged in strata or layers:
unstratified rocks.
1765-75; un-1 + stratified Unabridged
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  • In other words, stratification by size has no advantage over the optimal, unstratified procedure.
  • Sow unstratified seed in the fall and stratified seed in the spring.
  • Plume conditions were simulated using dense gas sources in a still and unstratified air environment.
  • Due its windswept nature, the pond is unstratified during the summer months.
  • The outcrop of unstratified till consists of a mix of reworked material from points north.
  • These glacial outwash plains and outwash terraces are formed in coarse, stratified or unstratified glacial fluvial sediments.
  • Unsorted, generally unstratified, unconsolidated lapilli and brown ash with rare larger clasts.
  • Calculations show that suspended material could have been transported eastward several hundred km during the unstratified period.
  • unstratified mixtures of fragments of adjacent bedrock.
  • The pond is unstratified during the summer months and contains oxygen to within a few feet of the bottom.
British Dictionary definitions for unstratified


(esp of igneous rocks and rock formations) not occurring in distinct layers or strata; not stratified
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