interstratification

noun

in·​ter·​strat·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion ˌin-tər-ˌstra-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce interstratification (audio)
plural interstratifications
: arrangement in alternate strata
areas where interstratification occurs
discovered various interstratifications of clay and limestone

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interstratification was in 1832

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“Interstratification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interstratification. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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