interstratification

noun
in·​ter·​strat·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌin-tər-ˌstra-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce interstratification (audio) \
plural interstratifications

Definition of interstratification

: arrangement in alternate strata areas where interstratification occurs discovered various interstratifications of clay and limestone

First Known Use of interstratification

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Interstratification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interstratification. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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