Meaning of STRATIGRAPHY in English

STRATIGRAPHY

— stratigrapher, stratigraphist , n. — stratigraphic /strat'i graf"ik/ , stratigraphical , adj. — stratigraphically , adv.

/streuh tig"reuh fee/ , n.

a branch of geology dealing with the classification, nomenclature, correlation, and interpretation of stratified rocks.

[ 1860-65; STRATI- + -GRAPHY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .