To better see all uses of the word
strata
in
Far from the Madding Crowd
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
strata
Used In
Far from the Madding Crowd
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The vast arch of cloud above was strangely low, and formed as it were the roof of a large dark cavern, gradually sinking in upon its floor; for the instinctive thought was that the snow lining the heavens and that encrusting the earth would soon unite into one mass without any intervening stratum of air at all.
  • A heated breeze from the south slowly fanned the summits of lofty objects, and in the sky dashes of buoyant cloud were sailing in a course at right angles to that of another stratum, neither of them in the direction of the breeze below.

  • There are no more uses of "strata" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The candidate reaches across social strata — from millionaires to the unemployed.
  • Re-orientation of rock strata occurs principally due to tectonic forces.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading