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Answer for the clue "Social stratum", 6 letters:
sphere

Alternative clues for the word sphere

Field

Globe

Ball

Area

Bailiwick

Place for influence?

Earth, e.g.

Field of activity

Realm

Worldly figure?

World

Round figure

Shape of the world

Ball, geometrically

Baseball or basketball

A three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center

A particular aspect of life or activity

A particular environment or walk of life

The geographical area in which one nation is very influential

Body in outer space

Orb

Area of influence

Baseball or softball

Domain

Range of influence

Baseball, e.g.

Thelonious ___ Monk, memorable musician

Globe or ball

Earth or baseball

Demesne

You're on one now!

Celestial music maker

Word definitions for sphere in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE concentric ▪ Thus the total number of concentric spheres in the Eudoxian system was twenty-seven. cultural ▪ There has always been the suspicion that values applied in cultural and moral spheres were far from impartial....

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sphere \Sphere\, n. [OE. spere, OF. espere, F. sph[`e]re, L. sphaera,. Gr. ??? a sphere, a ball.] (Geom.) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from a point within called its center. Hence, any globe or...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context mathematics English) A regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter (from 14th c.). 2 A spherical physical object; a globe or ball. (from 14th...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., Latinized spelling of Middle English spere (c.1300) "cosmos; space, conceived as a hollow globe about the world," from Anglo-French espiere , Old French espere (13c., Modern French sphère ), from Latin sphaera "globe, ball, celestial sphere" (Medieval...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit" [syn: domain , area , orbit , field , arena ] any spherically shaped artifact the geographical area in which one nation...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A sphere (from Greek σφαῖρα — sphaira , "globe, ball") is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space that is the surface of a completely round ball , (viz., analogous to a circular object in two dimensions). Like a circle , which geometrically...

Usage examples of sphere.

Of the dark world, ten thousand spheres diffuse Their lustre through its adamantine gates.

Pax or Ouster or Aenean elements without considering that we would meet up with humansor former humanssome eight thousand light-years outside the known sphere of human space.

The explosive burst into a sphere of energy, blowing the aft superstructure of the destroyer into the sky, vaporizing much of the aluminum framing and bulkheads above.

LL LLJ Alec and Micum were halfway to the Oreska House when a tiny message sphere winked into being in front of them.

This is no common case--it is a madness out of time and a horror from beyond the spheres which no police or lawyers or courts or alienists could ever fathom or grapple with.

This is no common case - it is a madness out of time and a horror from beyond the spheres which no police or lawyers or courts or alienists could ever fathom or grapple with.

Whereas Ruskin throws out a multitude of aphoristic utterances about many different aspects of nature, which will provide us with further starting-points for our own observation and thought, Howard is concerned with a single sphere of phenomena, that of cloud formation.

This development was secret however, and the wealth of its power was given over solely to TwoPi, the most numerous and advanced of the Hives, and to Arachno Buckminster Mouze, a physicist - if such a term could encompass as many spheres of hard science as could be imagined.

The beans, massive, mottled spheres a little larger than his fist, were stored in open boxes, protected by their hard rinds, but they, too, showed both an abundance of ascorbic acid and a complete absence of anything that might block its uptake.

I feel, however, that in view of the expansion and the growing importance of the administrative sphere of the Cause, the general sentiments and tendencies prevailing among the friends, and the signs of increasing interdependence among the National Spiritual Assemblies throughout the world, the assembled accredited representatives of the American believers should exercise not only the vital and responsible right of electing the National Assembly, but should also fulfill the functions of an enlightened, consultative and cooperative body that will enrich the experience, enhance the prestige, support the authority, and assist the deliberations of the National Spiritual Assembly.

In the sphere of Society, opposing the chaos of atomism, feminism, disintegration of home and family, race-suicide, and universal decadence, arose the idea of race-ascendancy, fertility, the preservation and integration of society, the return to social health.

Soul is moved by the higher which, besides encircling and supporting it, actually resides in whatsoever part of it has thrust upwards and attained the spheres.

The lower Soul is moved by the higher which, besides encircling and supporting it, actually resides in whatsoever part of it has thrust upwards and attained the spheres.

Despite the heat of the coals held in the hollow metal sphere, and being squeezed between the tall, comfortingly solid forms of Uncle Michel and Brother Aumery, she was still cold.

The Indeterminate in the Intellectual Realm, where there is truer being, might almost be called merely an Image of Indefiniteness: in this lower Sphere where there is less Being, where there is a refusal of the Authentic, and an adoption of the Image-Kind, Indefiniteness is more authentically indefinite.