1) A planar or nearly planar surface that visibly separates the individual beds, layers or strata, especially in sedimentary rocks.
2) Any surface, even when conspicuously bent or deformed by folding.
Synonyms and Related Terms
plano de estratificação (Port.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Submitted information Comment: José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, 2009.