/strat"euh fawrm'/, adj.
1. Geol. occurring as a bed or beds; arranged in strata.
2. Anat. noting arrangement in thin layers, as in bone.
3. Meteorol. (of a cloud) having predominantly horizontal development. Cf. cumuliform.
[1795-1805; STRATI- + -FORM]

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