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Definition of "unstratified" [un•strat•i•fied]

  • Lacking definite layers: unstratified rock. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unstratified" in a sentence
  • "Naturally each of the smaller ones will seem more homogeneous, equal and unstratified than the large one."
  • "Shifts in diatoms from Fragilaria forms to a high abundance of the planktonic Cyclotella forms are consistent "with a shorter duration of ice cover, a longer growing season, and/or stronger thermal stratification patterns", such as a shift from unstratified to stratified conditions."
  • "The undisturbed forests have an unstratified, dense canopy and an undergrowth made up of seedlings and saplings of the canopy trees."