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Stratford-on-Avon a town in central England that is William Shakespeare's birthplace and burial place; Stratford-upon-Avon.
strati pl. of stratus.
stratify to form, arrange, or place in strata or layers. [4 definitions]
stratigraphic of, pertaining to, or involving stratigraphy.
stratigraphy the study of the origin, composition, and evolution of rock strata.
stratocumulus a low-altitude cloud type characterized by large dark horizontal masses with rounded summits.
stratopause the zone between the mesosphere and stratosphere wherein temperatures drop as altitude increases, about thirty-one to thirty-five miles above the earth.
stratosphere a layer of the upper atmosphere that extends from about six to about thirty miles above the earth's surface and has a relatively constant temperature. [2 definitions]
stratum a horizontal layer, esp. one of several parallel layers in a pile. [3 definitions]
stratus a low-lying extended gray cloud formation with a relatively flat bottom.
straw a mass of grain stalks after drying and threshing, used as bedding or fodder for animals, for weaving hats and baskets, or for packing. [7 definitions]
strawberry a red, pulpy, usu. conical edible fruit with seeds on the outside. [2 definitions]
strawberry blonde a reddish blond hair color, or a person having such hair.
strawberry mark a small, reddish, often slightly raised birthmark.
strawboard a coarse cardboard made of straw pulp, used in making boxes and for packing.
straw boss (informal) an assistant foreman or supervising member of a work crew. [2 definitions]
straw color a light yellow color.
strawflower an annual composite plant whose brightly colored flower heads are dried for winter nosegays and bouquets.
straw-hat of, designating, or relating to a summer theater or summer theaters located in rural or suburban areas.
straw man a bundle of straw made to resemble a human being; scarecrow. [4 definitions]
straw vote an unofficial nonbinding vote or poll taken as a measure of public opinion on an issue.