Meaning of well-sorted in English:

well-sorted

adjective

  • 1Thoroughly, properly, or appropriately sorted.

  • 2Geology
    Of an unconsolidated deposit or sedimentary rock: fully stratified by particle size or specific density, resulting in beds consisting of particles of nearly uniform size.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Gascoigne (d. 1577), author and soldier. From well + sorted.

Pronunciation

well-sorted

/ˌwɛlˈsɔːtɪd/