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    stratum

    stratum - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stratum

    Definition
    (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 or a layer of sedimentary rock) Definition
    (noun) people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    Example Sentence
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class
    Definition
    (noun) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
    Synonyms : layer , level
    Example Sentence
    • a good actor communicates on several levels
    • a simile has at least two layers of meaning
    • the mind functions on many strata simultaneously
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stratum

Stratum ~ stratosphere : A layer of earth !

Remove the r. Statum= Statue+made. Imagine a statue made by clay or earth.

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