stratum
1. [ noun ] one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism)
Related terms: layer wall epidermis cambium stratum_granulosum stratum_lucidum stratum_germinativum dermis stratum_corneum substratum horizon seam bed life_form
2. [ noun ] (horse racing) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
Synonyms: level layer
Examples:

"a good actor communicates on several levels" "a simile has at least two layers of meaning" "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"

Related terms: place layer
Similar spelling:   striatum
  stratus
  start
  start_up
  Stratman
  stratagem
  Stortz
  strait
  Strate
  Stwart
  stuart
  Sturtz
  straw_hat
  striate
  starets
  starter
  startle
  startup
  straits
  stertor
  Stratis
  strategist
  startled
  Streater
  stratify
  starting
  strategy
  stardom
  straiten
  Stratton
  Sterrett
  Strawther
  startling
  strategic
  Stratford
  strad
  strut
  start-off
  Sturt_pea
  start_out
  Starrett
  stardust
  striation