a slow Scottish dance in quadruple meter.
the music for this dance.
a Scottish dance with gliding steps, slower than a reel
a piece of music in four-four time composed for this dance
noun, plural strati [strey-tahy, strat-ahy] /ˈstreɪ taɪ, ˈstræt aɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a cloud of a class characterized by a gray, horizontal layer with a uniform base, found at a lower altitude than altostratus, usually below 8000 feet (2400 meters). 1. a combining form representing stratum, in compound words: stratiform. combining form 1. indicating stratum […]
[struh-tik-yuh-lit] /strəˈtɪk yə lɪt/ adjective, Geology. 1. made up of or arranged in thin layers. straticulate /strəˈtɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. (of a rock formation) composed of very thin even strata
[strat-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or an instance of stratifying. 2. a stratified state or appearance: the stratification of ancient ruins from eight different periods. 3. Also called social stratification. Sociology. the hierarchical or vertical division of society according to rank, caste, or class: stratification of feudal society. 4. Geology. […]
[strat-uh-fi-key-shuh-nl] /ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃə nl/ noun 1. a grammar based upon the theory that language is made up of successive strata that are interconnected by established rules. stratificational grammar noun 1. (linguistics) a theory of grammar analysing language in terms of several structural strata or layers with different syntactic rules